(In the photograph, from left to right Mr.Sameer Hamza(director Magicreel), Mr.Mathew Francis(GM Joy alukkas), Mr.P.Sukumar (Cameraman), Mr.Kamal (Director) during the launch of Joy Alukkas Star search)
Usually it’s Kalathilakams, mimicry artistes, failed assistant directors or kin of film people who becomes actors and actresses. Who was the last newcomer who impressed you? Still thinking?
Now an attempt is now on to fill the void in Malayalam film industry. This unique talent hunt by Magic Reel, Joy Alukkas, and Director Kamal is to find two actors (age 18 to 27) and an actress (age 16 to 23) who would act in Kamal’s next movie, Miss India.Each of these people involved have an established reputation. Magic Reel is a production boutique, head quartered in Dubai Media City and has done commendable work in the Middle East from event and celebrity management, TV Commercials and production work for organizations like Sony Max, Zee TV and the rest.Joy Alukkas is a global player with its roots in Trichur and is always in the fore front in giving Kerala its rightful aura and presence in the world.
Mr. Kamal, has an iconic standing in the film industry. He has directed over 35 films. All these films have been hugely appreciated and his perception and treatment is realistic yet unique.
Miss India will be scripted by Kalavoor Ravikumar, and have lyrics by Vyalar Sharath Chandra Varma set to the tune of Mohan Sithara and produced by Kaladharan, Girija Vallabhan and Thobias.Ms. India is a woman centric theme, where the female lead has a powerful portrayal and the actress who will play the part will get an opportunity to become a name to reckon in Malayalam film industry.
The online form can be dowloaded now from www.magicreelonline.com. The entry fee is INR 1000 or USD 20 and registration is open till June 2006(This audition would be telecast live on one of the leading satellite channels, and all the participants would be given a certificate of participation). The website has more information about the details of the contest and the venues where the audition will be held.
The event organizer, director, camera man and script writer will constitute the panel of judges. Criteria for selection will be based on the acting ability, looks and general attitude of the participant.
If you or anyone you know has the acting bug, then this would be a good opportunity to strike it big.
Note: varnachitram.com is the media partner for this talent search.