Kerala: This Class X student is working on a movie.

Chinmayi Nair, 16, will return to school in Kottayam, Kerala, to begin shooting for full-length family drama feature film . Chinmayi penned the book, did the casting, and will act as the director .

KOTTAYAM: Chinmayi Nair, who is waiting for her results, would have completed shooting of a significant portion of her film by the time the SSLC results are announced next month.On May 16, the 16-year-old girl will return to the same school where she studies here to begin shooting for a full-length family drama feature film, which she will direct.Chinmayi, the Class X student at the SRV NSS academy in Chirakkadavu, near Ponkunnam, penned the book, did the casting, and will act as the director.Vijay Yesudas, a well-known playback singer, has been chosen for the lead role in the film.

As a 14-year-old, she began making short films, and the lockdown and online courses allowed her to develop some shirt films.During this time, she had directed two short films, Chembila thulli and Grandma.My school life and my friendship with three friends influenced this story.According to Chinmayi, I told them about my father's subject and he drafted a script based on it.

Chinmayi stated that she had set a deadline of 35 days for the filming, which will be mainly done in her classroom.The film, which also received assistance from the excise department, is directed by Sabu Kuruvilla, a Malaysian businessman, Chinmayi said.According to Chinmayi, other notable faces in the film are Kalabhavan Shajon, Shweta Menon, Sudheer, etc.P K Jayasree, a district collector in Kottayam, also stars in the film as a collector who gives a motivational speech to the students.