Biju Menon in Ranjith's Leela
Versatile actor, Biju Menon, will play lead role in the Malayalam movie 'Leela : the Never Ending Play'. Leela is based on a short story in the same name, written by Unni R. Biju Menon will play the role of Kuttiyappan. The movie is about the relationship between mahout, Kuttiyappan, and an orphan girl, Leela.
Ranjith is the director of the film for which Unni R writes the script and dialogues. This is the first time that Ranjith directs a movie which is not penned by him.
Rumours spread that Mammootty was fixed to do the role of Kuttiyappan at first. Sankar Ramakrishnan's name was also heard in the list. Female lead is not yet finalized, but Ann Augustine is a most heard name for the role. Ranjith will produce the movie under the banner Capitol Theaters.