Director Rajesh Pillai tasted critical and commercial success with his 2011 path braking thriller, Traffic. The was so popular that it was remade in Tamil and Kannada. A Hindi version is also on the works which will be directed by Pillai himself. The director wants to carry forward the good work. He has taken up a new Malayalam Movie, Mili. The movie will star Nivin Pauly ( of Thattathin Marayathu fame) and Amala Paul ( of Mynaa fame). NIvin Pauly also made a brief appearance in Traffic. The new movie will be produced by Aashiq Usman and Mahesh Narayanan is working as the scenarist. Shooting for the film will begin shortly.
Rajesh Pillai began his career as a filmmaker in 2005. His debut film was Hridayathil Sookshikkan. Traffic was his second film. A project with veteran actor Mohanlal called ‘Lucifer’ was also annoucned by the director, but it has not progressed yet. Rajesh Pillai is also working on a film called Motorcycle Diaries which also stars Nivin Pauly along with Kunchacko Boban. But for now all eyes are on the movie Mili. The movie is likely to be eagerly anticipated as it has a talented director and two eminent actors in their prime.