The cinema lovers in Kerala are in for a treat as two new movies are set to hit the screens tomorrow. Toby, a Kannada action drama starring Raj B. Shetty, and Theeppori Benny, a Malayalam comedy starring Arjun Ashokan, are the two films that will be released in theatres on September 22.
Toby, directed by debutant Basil Alchalakkal and written by Raj B. Shetty, is based on a short story by T.K. Dayanand. The film follows the life of Toby, a mute man who is often used as a hired killer by the village chief Ananda. The film also features Samyukta Hornad, Chaitra Achar and Raj Deepak Shetty in pivotal roles. The film has music composed by Midhun Mukundan and cinematography by Praveen Shriyan. Toby was released in Kannada on August 25 and received positive reviews from critics and audiences alike. The film is now dubbed and released in Malayalam by Dulquer Salmaan’s Wayfarer Films 1.
Theeppori Benny, directed by Raajesh Joji and written by Joji Thomas, is a comedy entertainer that revolves around Benny, a young man who dreams of becoming a filmmaker. The film also stars Jagadish, Femina George, Muhamad Rafi and Shaju Sreedhar in important roles. The film has music by Sreerag Saji and cinematography by Ajay Francis George. Theeppori Benny is produced by Shebin Backer under his banner Shebin Backer Productions 2. The official trailer of the film was launched by Mohanlal on his social media platforms today 3.
The next week will be more interesting for the movie buffs as Mammootty’s action thriller Kannur Squad will be released on September 28. The film, directed by Roby Varghese Raj and written by Muhammed Shafi and Rony David, follows a team of police officers who go on a nationwide hunt for a criminal gang. The film also stars Vijayaraghavan, Rony David, Shabareesh Varma and Sunny Wayne in key roles. The film is produced by Mammootty himself under his banner Mammootty Kampany 4. The trailer of the film was released on Mammootty’s birthday on September 7 and received an overwhelming response from the fans 5.
Another film that is expected to release soon is Chaaver, starring Kunchacko Boban, Antony Varghese and Arjun Ashokan.