- "The comedy in Mumbai Express is very different," said Srikantan
- "Kamal sir popularised the style of dark comedy," said Srikantan
- Srikantan's Thappu Thanda stars Sathya, Shweta Gai, Mime Gopi
"But it won't be exactly like Soodhu Kavvum. The crime angle and its comic treatment will be the common elements. The story is set against the backdrop of election campaign and how the money exchanged during that period gets robbed," he said.
Slated for release on Friday, the film stars Sathya, Shweta Gai, Mime Gopi, Ajay Ghosh and John Vijay.
An erstwhile assistant of legendary filmmaker Balu Mahendra, Srikantan wants to make a mark with his own brand of cinema.
"I'm aware a lot of people would expect me to do his kind of cinema. But he had told me once do what's important for survival. He said if I have to do certain type of cinema to sustain, then I should do it. Moreover, he said why two people should make similar kind of movies," he added.
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