After drawing attention from film buffs for the movies such as Paava, Ente Mezhuthiri Athaazhangal, the shooting of the young filmmaker, Sooraj Tom’s new Web Movie, “Better Half ” is progressing in Kochi.
Although the film adaptation of the real life incidents are not uncommon, nevertheless, Sooraj Tom is making this real life incident into a Web Movie with utmost intensity.
Tom is not only presenting Better Half Web Movie laying emphasis on the family relationships but also the values espoused by the marital life. The Web Movie is neither portraying any fantasies nor any exaggerated scenes in Better Half. The film is being handled with immense dexterity and re-adapted from the real life incident.
Sooraj Tom told The Indian News: “The story of Better Half is being narrated in a simple way, targeting the family audience.” Better Half Web Movie is produced by Dr. PG Varghese under the Indian Evangelical Team banner. After writing the story and screenplay for film such as Paava and Vikriti, the screenplay of Better Half is written by Ajeesh P Thomas.
The music composition and background score for Better Half is provided by Samson Kottur, who has gained reputation in scoring music for Malayalam films such as Traffic and Melvilasam and the Tamil movie, Pallikoodam Pokamale. Better Half will be shot in two schedules.
The first schedule shooting has just begun in Kochi and Thodupuzha. The shooting of the film is being held by strictly adhering to the guidelines issued by the Government of Kerala in the wake of COVID-19.
Jomon K John, who had portrayed memorable roles in the movies such as Paava, Meranam Haji and Mangalyam Thanthunane, who is the protagonist of Better Half. Megha Thomas, who debuted in the Malayalam movie, Oru Njaaraazhcha is the female protagonist of Better Half.
Other actors in this movie includes Rameshan, who staged a come back through the box office hit Malayalam movie, Ayyappanum Koshiyum, Dr Ronny David and Greeshma.
Cast and Crew
Banner: Indian Evangelical Team
Production: Dr PG Verghese
Direction: Sooraj Tom
Story: Ajeesh P Thomas
DoP: Sagar Ayyappan
Lyrics: Rona Kottur
Music & BGM: Samson Kottur
Production Controller: Ambili
Editing: Rajesh Kodoth
Art: Akhil Kumbidi, Aneesh Sonali
Costume: Arathi Gopal
Makeup: Najil Anjal
PRO: PR Sumeran
Chief Associate Director: Ratheesh S
Associate Director: Anoop Aravindan
Sound Design: Manoj Mathew
Stills: Sijo Verghese
Poster Designs: Artokarpus
DI: Alex Verghese
Studio: Team Media Kochi