Aashiq Abu’s next project is based on the Nipah Virus epidemic, which Kerala survived several months ago. He released the first poster of the movie titled ‘Virus’. The movie will see formidable group of artists which includes Revathy, Asif Ali, Tovino Thomas, Rima Kallingal, Parvathy ,Dileesh Pothan, Remya Nambeesan, Chemban Vinod, Soubin Shahir and Kalidas Jayaram.
Aashiq Abu announced about the project officially in his facebook page. The poster , which shows two persons dragging the structure in heavy rain. The picture was clicked during the time of Nipah scare.
The spread of Nipah virus in Kerala drew international attention, the Nipah scare largely affected the economic and cultural life of people of Kozhikode. The city was the main centre of Nipah virus epidemic. Aashiq Abu focuses on the above said situations in his film.
The cinematography will be handled by National Award Winner Rajeev Ravi and is jointly scripted by Muhasin, Suhas and Sharafu. The movie is produced by OPM and is slated to release by next summer.