Varane Avashyamund, the Dulquer Salmaan production won the hearts of the audiences with its simple theme and great performances by the lead cast. Especially, Kalyani Priyadarshan, who played the character, Nikki, won great appreciations for her mature acting skills. But, Kalyani was not the original choice to play the much-loved character.
In a recent interview, senior actor Jayaram revealed that director Anoop Sathyan had approached his daughter Malavika Jayaram, for Varane Avashaymund. According to Jayaram, Malavika was offered the character Nikki. But the star kid turned down the offer, suggesting that she is not yet ready for an acting debut, and wants to concentrate on her modeling career.
To the unversed, the character Nikki from Varane Avashyamund was originally written for the popular actress Nazriya Nazim. But Nazriya couldn't take up the offer as she was busy with the shooting of Trance, the Fahadh Faasil starrer. Later, director Anoop Sathyan decided to cast a fresh face for the character.
Suresh Gopi and Shobana, the senior National award-winning actors are making a comeback to the silver screen after a long gap with Varane Avashyamund. Suresh Gopi has appeared as ex-military officer Major Unnikrishnan in the project, which features Shobana in the role of Neena, a single mother. Kalyani Priyadarshan has played Shobana's daughter in the project, while Dulquer Salmaan appears as Bibeeesh, a youngman with a tragic past.
Urvashi, KPAC Lalitha, Lalu Alex, Sreeja Ravi, directors Major Ravi, Johny Antony, and so on appeared in the supporting roles in the movie. Varane Avashyamund is jointly produced by Dulquer Salmaan's Wayfarer Films and M Star Entertainments and distributed by Play House Release. The Anoop Sathyan directorial emerged as a major commercial success, by crossing the prestigious 30-Crore mark at the box office.