Talking in regards to the proficient actress, who shot to the limelight for her good performance as Sengani in the critically acclaimed courtroom drama ‘Jai Bhim’, director Halitha says, “I liked Lijo’s performance in ‘Sivappu Manjal Pachai’. Dir Sasi, Dir Gnanavel and actor Manikandan – all three of them praised her and Manikandan, in particular, told me that I should work with her as she was way too sincere.
“I appreciated the best way she offered herself in an awards occasion that we attended collectively. She was easy and right down to earth, extra relatable. When I approached her for the function, she learn the script and enacted a couple of scenes. She recorded these on her cellphone and despatched me the video clips. Tears began rolling as I watched these clips. I was actually amazed at her performance.
“‘Loners’ was recorded in sync sound. I didn’t even do a bit of ADR with her! Her pronunciation and rendering of lines were all so perfect.”
Talking about Lijomol’s performance in ‘Jai Bhim’, the director says, “After watching ‘Jai Bhim’, I felt even more proud of her, for all the hard work.”
In the episode ‘Loners’, directed by Halitha Shameem, Lijomol performs Nalla, who goes by means of a break-up through the pandemic and serendipitously meets Dheeran (performed by Arjun Das) at a digital marriage ceremony. What follows is a sequence of deep significant conversations that permits them to develop a bond just about and be alone collectively.
Each story in ‘Putham Pudhu Kaalai Vidiyaadhaa ‘ is standalone and but they’re all sure collectively by the theme of non-public discovery of hope and new beginnings by means of human connection. These are tales of optimism, love and second possibilities, set in the second Covid-19 lockdown.
The tales characteristic Aishwarya Lekshmi, Arjun Das, Dhilip Subbarayan, Gouri G Kishan, Joju George, Lijomol Jose, Nadiya Moidu, Nirmal Pillai, Sananth, and TeeJay Arunasalam, and are directed by Balaji Mohan, Halitha Shameem, Madhumita, Richard Anthony and Surya Krishna.