Veteran actress Sri Priya, who has acted in over 200 films and directed many serials, kickstarted her directorial venture Malini 22 Palayamkottai.
A remake of Malayalam blockbuster Female 22 Kottayam, the movie is a women-oriented theme that dwells on rape and revenge.
‘We have made changes in the script to suit the nuances of Tamil and Telugu audience. The movie will go to floors this week and will be released in September,’ she added.
Playing the lead is Nithya Menon, who is a popular face in both Tamil and Telugu film industries.
Krish J Sathar, son of veteran actress Jayabharathy, Kovai Sarala, Vidyyu Raman, Anjali Rao of Soodhu Kavvum-fame, theatre artiste Janaki and actor Naresh are in the cast.
To be produced by Wide Angle Creations and Rajkumar Theatres Pvt Ltd, the movie has music by Arvind – Shankar and cinematography by Manoj Pillai.