Uppum Mulakum’ is one of the most loved sitcoms in Malayalam television program circle. The realistic family setting and natural performances of the actors makes it relatable to an average audience, and that has been the reason behind the show’s biggest success. Biju Sopanam and Nisha Sarang, the two lead actors of the show are now coming together for a feature film.
Titled as ‘Laika’, the film is directed by debutant Ashad Sivaraman. Its first look poster featuring Biju Sopanam, Nisha Sarang and a dog has just been released online. Mammootty shared the poster through their social media handle. It is worth a mention that Laika is the name of the dog that became the first animal to orbit the Earth.
nterestingly, the film also has a space connect. It revolves around the story of Raju, a mechanic in the space research organization. Biju Sopanam plays the role of Raju and Nisha Sarang will be seen as his wife, Vimala. Nasser, Baiju Santhosh, Sudheesh, Vijileesh, Noby, Praveena, Aristo Suresh, Sibi Thomas, Sethulekshmi, Roshni, Nandana Varma and many others are part of the cast.
‘Laika’ is scripted by P Muralidharan and Shyam Krishna. The film’s director Ashad Sivaraman is a multiple State-award winner. Last year, his telefilm ‘Dhehantharam’ had won a total of seven awards including the one for best film and best director.
The technical crew of ‘Laika’ includes P Sukumar, editor Vipin Mannoor, composers Satheesh Ramachandran and Gemini Unnikrishnan. Shoot for the film has already been wrapped up.