Should a female politician always wear sari, asks Manju Warrier

Malayalam film ‘Vellaripattanam’ during which Manju Warrier essays the function of a panchayat member is all set to hit the large screens. Soubin Shahir too can be taking part in a pivotal function on this political drama. Apparently, through the costume discussions of this film, the makers have been sceptical about whether or not a female panchayat member ought to solely be seen in saris. Within the film, Manju performs the function of KP Sunanda, a vibrant panchayat member. Lastly, Manju, costume designer Sameera Saneesh and director Mahesh Vettiyar determined to interrupt the costume stereotypes of female politicians.

“After watching the teasers and stills of ‘Vellaripattanam’, many requested me why my character was not carrying a sari, regardless of being a politician. I actually like carrying a sari. In actual fact, I acquired a number of compliments after I not too long ago posted a image carrying a sari. Nonetheless, Sunanda is completely different from different politicians. So, her perspective in the direction of dressing too needs to be completely different. Sameera has designed the costume conserving this in thoughts,” says Manju.

Sunanda who doesn’t always wear a sari prefers carrying comfy t-shirts and frocks at dwelling as an alternative of nighties. She needs to face out all over the place. So, the stylist and costume designer tried to create a distinctive fashion assertion for Sunanda within the film.

Launch on 24 March

‘Vellaripattanam’ is slated to hit the screens on 24 March. The film boasts of an ensemble solid of Salim Kumar, Suresh Krishna, Krishna Sankar, Sabareesh Varma, Abirami Bhargavan, Kottayam Ramesh, Mala Parvathy, Veena Nair and Pramod Veliyanad. The screenplay is penned collectively by Sharat Krishna and director Mahesh Vettiyar. Alex J Pulikkal cranks the digital camera whereas modifying is by Appu N Bhattathiri. The songs penned by Madhu Vasudevan and Vinayak Shashikumar are composed by Sachin Sankar Mannath. 

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