Chungakkarum Veshyakalum - A film from Canada
NR [ Tue, Oct 30, 2007 ]
- Here comes a film from Canada, with a very strange title - Chungakaarum Veshyakalum, meaning The Tax Collectors and the Prostitutes. Produced by V.B. Krishna Das under the banner of Maharshi Films, the first schedule of the film will start rolling on October 30th in Canada - in Alberta and in the scenic Rocky Mountains, the famed North American mountain chain. Made in digital mode, the film will have Thilakan in a key role, and will also have in the cast noted actor Achenkunju, child artist Jason Mathew, Anu Thahim, R. Panicker, Kumar Varma, Ashok, Sreejith etc.
The film will be directed by Isaac Thomas (of Maharshi fame). Isaac Thomas, who also pens the story and script, plans to shoot the second and third schedules of the film in Calgary and Edmonton. Noted cinematographer Jayanan Vincent will crank the camera for the film, which will also attempt to capture on screen the beauty of the Lake Louise and the Columbia ice fields.
Editing will be done by Canadian editor Peter Shvab. Biju Paulose and Bichchu Thirumala will compose the songs for the film, which will be rendered by M.G. Sreekumar and K.S. Chithra. Chungakaarum Veshyakalum, which will be made in Malayalam, may even have an English version, to be released simultaneously.