Shambhu Purushothaman makes his filmmaking debut with the Malayalam film Vedivazhipadu, which has already been in the news of late. With the film being denied certification by the censor board in Kerala last week it saw the people associated with the film protesting against the same online and finally the film has been cleared for release with a clean ‘A’ certificate. Editor and director Arun Kumar Aravind has turned producer with Vedivazhipadu which is a Thiruvananthapuram based tale revolving around four friends, Rahul (Murali Gopy), a video game-tester, Joseph (Indrajith), a stockbroker,Sanjay (Saiju Kurup), a cashier in a bank, and Sreejith Ravi a speculator in the stock market. The other actors in the film include Mythili, Anusree , Anumol, Ashvin Mathew etc.
Vedivazhipadu has music by Gopi Sundar while Shehnad Jamal is the DOP and Prejish Prakash the editor. As per the director Shambhu Purushothaman The narrative of Vedivazhipadu unfolds over the course of a day in Thiruvananthapuram, when the Pongala at the Attukal temple has brought thousands of women onto the road to cook their offerings to the Goddess and the city to a standstill . The lives of a few people, some of who are friends/acquaintances and some who are strangers, get mixed up in a particular incident that has some far-reaching consequences. The film will now be released shortly. Check out the trailer now.