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Shobana as Nagavalli again

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Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 13:15 [IST]

One cannot easily forget the outstanding performance of Shobana in the Fazil directed movie Manichitrathazhu. Now it's reported that she is back in the same character for the movie Geethanjali directed by Priyadarshan. People were very excited when director Priyadarshan announced the coming back of character Dr Sunny, played by Mohanlal in Manichitrathazhu. He said that he will be having only Dr Sunny in his movie.

But now erasing all the confusions, Priyadarshan has declared the presence of Nagavalli (played by Shobana) also in his movie. She will only be doing a guest appearance in the movie.

The movie revolves around two lovers, which is played by new faces. Some suspected incidents happen in their relationship in the midst, and thus paves way for the entry of Dr Sunny. Shobana plays the role of Ganga itself, but will not be seen as Nagavalli in the movie. The script writer also assures some performing climax for her that will surpass the character of Mohanlal's Dr Sunny.

Shobana is now seen as a performing artist. She is so fond of dancing that she stopped doing films and had concentrated her entire time on dance. She has her own school of dancing. Her dance based on 'Krishna' has won many appreciation inside and outside India.

Geethanjali will have a huge cast including Mohanlal, Shobana, Innocent, Ganesh, Madhu, Siddique, etc. Music is composed by Vidyasagar. Shooting of the movie is expected to kick start on September 5. Thiru is rolling the camera for the movie.

Manichitrathazhu- Movie Of An Excellence

Manichitrathazhu was a much appreciated movie by the director Fazil. Shobhana, Mohanlal and Suresh Gopi played the key roles in the movie. It was a psychological thriller film that proceeded to become a high grosser at the box-office.

Shobana's Portrayal As Nagavalli

One cannot easily forget the role played by Shobana as Nagavalli. Her character Ganga becomes the ghost Nagavalli and the reasons for the same is the movie all about.

Awards Received

Shobana received National Award and Kerala State Award as best actress for her performance in the film. The movie also won the National Award for the best popular film providing wholesome entertainment.

Manichitrathazhu Remaked After 10 Years

Apparently the movie got remaked nearly after 10 years. It was remaked in Kannada as Apthamitra, which was a box-office hit. It also got dubbed in Tamil and Telugu as Chandramukhi, in Bengali as Rajmohi and in Hindi as Bhool Bhulaiyaa.

Geetanjali Brings Back Nagavalli

Now the latest buzz is that the character Nagavalli will be seen soon on screens through Priyadarshan movie Geetanjali. Only character Ganga will be seen and any the director has not disclosed anything on the appearance of Shobana as nagavalli in the film.

Topics: shobana, mohanlal, manichitrathazhu, priyadarshan, geetanjali, vidyasagar
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Story first published:  Monday, June 24, 2013, 17:05 [IST]
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