New Jersey: Hollywood actor Tim Abell recently released the teaser video for director Nirmal Baby Varghese’s Malayalam horror movie ‘Vazhiye’. “I am happy to unveil the teaser of #Vazhiye directed by my friend @nirmalbabyvarg1 whom I look forward to working with soon! Congratulations and all the best to much success to the entire team.” wrote Tim Abell while sharing the teaser video on social media.
Tim Abell is a well-known American actor and former army ranger who starred in many Hollywood films including Sunset Strip (1992), Attack of the 60 Foot Centerfold (1995), Fugitive Rage (1996), Strategic Command (1997), Steel Sharks (1997), Hybrid (1997), Desert Thunder (1999), Active Stealth (1999), The Substitute: Failure Is Not an Option (2001), Instinct to Kill (2001), Raptors (2001), Special Forces (2003), Curse of the Komodo (2004), The Marksman (2005), Soldier of God (2005), Devil Girl (2007), American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James (2010), Super Shark (2011), Snow White: A Deadly Summer (2012), Mercenaries (2014), Subconscious (2015), Mega Shark vs. Kolossus (2015), Sniper: Special Ops (2016), Circus Kane (2017), and many more.
‘Vazhiye’ is the first Malayalam film to be shot in ‘found footage’ style of making. This experimental movie already garnered attention as the Indian debut of Hollywood music director Evan Evans. Newcomers Jeffin Joseph, Aswathi Anil Kumar, Varun Ravindran, Joji Tomy, Shyam Salash, Saniya Poulose and Rajan played the lead roles.
The horror thriller is written and directed by Nirmal Baby Varghese. The film is produced by Baby Chaithanya under the banner of Casablanca Film Factory in association with Vivid Frames. Midhun Eravil, Shobin Francis, and Kiran Kambrath are the cinematographers. Jeffin Joseph is the executive producer.
Editing and sound designing was done by Nirmal Baby Varghese. Jees Joseph is the project designer and Sanjay Thomas Chowattukunnel, Nibin Stany, Alen Jiji are the production controllers. Arun Kumar Panayal and Saran Kumar Bare are the associate directors. V Nishad is the PRO and final mixing was done by Rajeev Viswambharan. Translation and subtitles were written by Nandalal R. Amalu is the title designer and still photography was handled by M E Photography.
Director Nirmal is a native of Kavummannam in Wayanad and he is currently adapting his own documentary ‘Thariode’ into a feature film titled Thariode: The Lost City. It stars international artists like Bill Hutchens, Luing Andrews, Alexx O’Nell, Courtney Sanello, Amelie Leroy, Brendan Byrne and legendary actor Roger Ward.