Acclaimed cinematographer -director Santhosh Sivan turned an actor now. He played the legendary role of acclaimed painter Ravi Varma, a Malayalam film.
Ravi Varma was a legendary artiste and Santhosh Sivan has breathed life into the role. Itís a realistic tale of Ravi Varma, exploring his relationship with his models as he couldnít resist painting the beauties around him, says producer Shobha Rani.
Actresses Karthika, Nithya Menon and Laxmi Sarma were also in the cast. Plans are on to relase the Tamil and Telugu versions in August, she adds.
Santosh Sivan's last directorial venture urumi won his greater accolades and Santosh is cranking the camera for Vijay starrer Thuppaki.