August 12 has been a coveted date in the film release calendar. The date has been locked down by many makers months in advance, to take advantage of the long Independence day weekend. Three Malayalam movies are releasing this weekend and two of them star Jayasurya. First being Pretham a horror-comedy and IDI, an action-comedy. Jayasurya has shaved his head for his role of a mentalist in Pretham. Pretham is directed by Ranjith Sankar and stars Njan actress Shruti Ramachandran, Pearle Maaney, Aju Varghese, Govind Padmasoorya, Sharafudheen, Harish Peradi, Devan and Sathi. In IDI, he plays a cop named Dawood Ibrahim and the film is directed by Sajid Yahiya.
The third Malayalam movie to release is Biju Menon’s comedy Marubhoomiyile Aana. The film stars Premam fame Krishna Shanker in the lead. Biju plays a sheikh in the movie and it’s directed by VK Prakash.