Dubai: There are lot of directors who turned into actors in the past. Hollywood Director, Mr. Sohan Roy, comes in a guest appearance in Boban Samuel's 'upcoming movie Al Mallu'. The movie portrays colorful lives of Dubai based malayalees (mallus). Namitha Pramod and Miya comes in lead roles in this female oriented cinema. The shoot of this film is in progresses in Abudabi and other Middle East Countries. 'Al Mallu' is based on the colorful lives of new generation Mallu migrants in Dubai is said to be a family entertainer. Many mainstream artists and new faces would be seen in this movie. This movie is produced by Sajils Majeed.
Sohan Roy, Director of Dam 999, NRI entrepreneur and Poet , makes his second entry through this movie as an actor. Mohanlal starer 'Kanal' is the first movie in which Mr. Roy was seen first as an actor. Sohan Roy is in a great effort to make big budget movies to uplift Indian movies to Hollywood standard with his 10 Billion US Dollar project Indywood. Sohan Roy's, Aries Telecasting Private Limited produced its first CSR movie 'Jalam' which was accepted by the audience positively. Their second CSR movie 'Aickarakonathe Bhishaguaranmaar' was recently shortlisted for Oscars.
Boban Samuel's debut movie 'Janapriyan'(2011) grabbed public acceptance. Biju Menon-Kunchako Boban movie 'Romans (2013) also saw great success. 'Happy Journey', 'Shajahanum Pareekkuttiyum' and 'Vikadakumaran' are the other movies directed by Boban Samuel.