Malayalam films and Malayalam actors are in demand. After the OTT boom in India, people have started consuming more content from Kerala. Korean content and Kerala cinema emerged as a favorite for Indian film lovers. Likewise, the superstars and actors of Malayalam cinema are in big demand in other languages.
The Telugu filmmakers have developed a fascination with Malayalam actors. Superstar Mohanlal played a key role in NTR’s ‘Janatha Garage’, megastar Mammotty is the lead actor in ‘Yatra’. Jayaram is part of Many Telugu blockbusters that include ‘Bhaagamathie’ and ‘Ala Vaikunthapurramloo’.
Handsome hunk Dulquer Salmaan has regularly been acting in Telugu films as a hero.
Now, the versatile hero Fahaadh Faasil is debuting in Tollywood. Fahadh plays an antagonist in Allu Arjun’s ‘Pushpa: The Rise’. The latest buzz is that another top star of Malayalam film Prithviraj Sukumaran n is also making his debut in Tollywood.
Prithviraj has been approached to play an important role in Prabhas’s ‘Salaar’. However, he is yet to sign on the dotted line. We have to see whether he would agree to be part of Prabhas’s pan-Indian film.