Tovino Thomas to play Calicut district collector in ‘Virus’
Popular director Aashiq Abu had announced his next project a few days back. It has been titled as ‘Virus’ and it will be a movie based on the Nipah Virus attack that had happened in Calicut this year. This film which will be made based on true incidents will also feature real-life characters. Young Star Tovino Thomas is all set to play Calicut District Collector U. V. Jose in this movie.
Rima Kallingal will play Lini Puthussery, the nurse who lost her life while taking care of Nipah patients. Popular actress Revathy will play the character of K. K. Shailaja Teacher, who is the health minister of Kerala. This film also has artists like Asif Ali, Soubin Shahir, Chemban Vinod, Dileesh Pothan, Kalidas Jayaram, Ramya Nambeesan and Parvathy.
Rajeev Ravi will crank the camera for this film and it has been written by Muhsin Parari and Suhas- Sharfu team. Sushin Shyam will compose the music and Saiju Sreedharan will be the editor of this film.
The team behind the movie will start the filming in coming December and the flick will grace the screens next summer. Ashiq Abu himself producing this movie as well. Tovino Thomas is now working in Mohanlal movie Lucifer directing by Prithviraj. His next releases will be Theevandi, Oru Kuprasidha Payyan and Maari 2.