Unlike most of her characters so far who have been young girls, Aswathy is quite a serious one, Namitha reveals. She tells us, “Performance-wise, it was very different to work in this film. Most of my scenes were with Jaffer ikka (actor Jaffer Idukki), who plays a role as important as that of Jayasurya in the film. The film is a thriller that tells the story of a few events that unfolds in a single night. The film’s title isn’t fixed yet. It is a very natural film with no made-up entertainment or colour, and it’s all about being raw. There is no hero or heroine in it either.”
For the first time, she has also acted in a short film, titled Maadhavi, and directed by Ranjith. Namitha reveals she plays the title character in the film. “I have been waiting to work with Ranjith sir for a long time. He is a very different filmmaker and working on this short film was just like shooting for another movie. The technical crew of the film was the same as that of the film Kothu,” she says.
What’s the film about? “It is a new generation film, about something that happens among girls today. It’s nothing major, but the film shows how our families and societies handle it. Apart from discussing the issue, it is feel-good, family entertainer. I can’t divulge much about the character though,” she says, signing off.