Pradeep Ranganathan, the director of Jayam Ravi- Kajal Aggarwal starrer Comali (said to be on the lines of Aamir’s PK) speaks about the intriguing genre of the film and Ravi’s diverse characters in his 24th offering.
“Comali is a comedy family entertainer. Of late, we have been seeing Ravi sir in serious roles. This movie will showcase a different Ravi. It’s a fun filled entertainer and there’s social content as well,” Pradeep says.
We hear that Ravi, who’s known for experimenting with his films, essays multiple characters in the movie in a period setting with school portions. Pausing for a while, he reveals, “Yes, he exhibits his feat in nine different roles including a schoolboy, man from 1990s, a caveman and contemporary guy etc.
There are many surprises that await you. We talk about human evolution as well” And for the school going episodes, the actor has shed 18 kilos to look his
part. Kajal Aggarwal will not be just a functional heroine, he claims. “The script commanded a big heroine like her. Also, since she is teaming up with Ravi for the first time, the freshness is also there. And she has a solid character in Comali.”
Kannada heroine Samyukta Hegde who plays a crucial role. “I am introducing RJ Anandhi, who will be seen as Ravi’s sister, and the emotional quotient between them will be a talked about one.”...