Dileep is enjoying an extremely popular run at the box office of Malayalam movies. As the audience has fallen in love with his ability to make them laugh with him and empathize with him, producers have backed project after project with him. The result is that Dileep is having an extremely busy schedule, working on six or seven films in 2013 alone.
Nadodi Mannan :- Director Viji Thampi is busy working with Dileep in his political satire Nadodi Mannan. This is the second politically inclined role of Dileep after his Lion which earned overwhelming popularity. In the story, Dileep plays the role of a youth called Padmarajan. He lives in a village but is forced by circumstances to come and live in the city. He finds a novel way to m,ake a living. He participates in political meetings and rally for the purpose. He gradually rises in politics and becomes the mayor of Thiruvananthapuram. Later he works to clean up the city. Other actors in the film include Mythili, Ananya, Archana Kavi and Sayaji Shinde. The movie is produced by Chithram Films under the banner ofLal media. The movie is almost complete and is slated to be the Ramjan release of Dileep.
Sringara Velan is the next scheduled Dileep movie and its shooting is in full swing. It is scripted by Sibi K Thomas and Udaya Krishna – a combination that has proved to be a blockbuster in Malayalam movies. Dileep plays a poor weaver boy who is not interested in the family business. Instead, he tries a number of ways to make a rich girl fall in love with him. Vedhika appears in the lead opposite Dileep. The movie is produced by VS Subhash and is slated to be released next Onam.
Saddam Sivan: The next film which will be an action packed entertainer by Dileep is Saddam Sivan. The script is written by Vyasan Edavanakkad and produced by 4B Productions. It is the story of a common man named Sivan who fights against social injustice. It will be interesting to see how Dileep pairs up with Joshiy in this movie after the duo delivered the blockbuster Runway. Preproduction works have already started.
Ezhu Sundara Rathrikal :Lal Jose is directing another movie in the making where Dileep takes the lead role. It is named Ezhu Sundara Rathrikal. The script has been written by James Albert and produced by Prakash Varma and Ratheesh Ambatt. The central character is an ad director. Seven days before his marriage, some strange incidents occur in his life and the movie shows how they affect his life.
Valayar Paramashivam :Joshiy and Dileep will pair up to produce the sequel to their runaway hit Runway. The sequel will be named Valayar Paramashivam. The famous scriptwriter team of Sibi K Thomas and Udaya Krishna are coming together for the film. According to rumour, the film will be produced by Dileep himself. The audience will also get to see Kavya Madhavan in the lead role in this movie.
Manoradham : R. Sukumaran is also supposed to be directing another film of Dileep titled Manoradham. Produced by the Ambakkara Films, the story of the film deals with a man and his wife. Dileep’s character has been modelled on that of Charlie Chaplin.
Finally, Dileep and Kavya Madhavan will appear in director Aku Akbar’s Ithano Valaya Karyam. Written by G.S. Anil, the movie is produced by Arun Ghosh and Shijoy Varghese under the banner of Chandvi Productions.
Dileep will also appear as himself in the film Kadal Kadannoru Mathukkutty while there are also talks of a film with Anwar Rasheed. In the meantime, Dileep will appear in the lead role in the Telegu film Baba Sathya Sai.