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Prithviraj & Aadujeevitham team returns home!

Friday, May 22, 2020 • Malayalam Comments
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Prithviraj & Aadujedvitham team returns home!

After being stranded in Jordan for about two months, Malayalam actor Prithviraj Sukumaran, director Blessy and the 56-member film crew of 'Aadujeevitham', has safely returned home. The team boarded the flight from Jordan on May 21 and reached Delhi on Thursday evening.

From Delhi, the team will take another transit to Kerala. However, as a precautionary measure to curb the spread of COVID-19, the entire team will be quarantined on returning their home. Jordan's Indian ambassador HE Anwar Haleem, took to Facebook to share the team's transport details and also shared the pictures of the team from the airport.

aadujeevitham prithviraj returns india 1The team was filming the movie's second schedule in Jordan's Wadi Rum when the Coronavirus attacked the world and all means of transportation including international flights came to a standstill. While the Jordan government had granted permission to the team shoot there till April 10, the filming was suspended after the same government insisted the team to pack-up due to the COVID-19 threat.

Due to the food shortage and the growing threat of the team getting infected, director Blessy sought the help of authorities in Kerala to return to India. Actor Prithviraj had also taken to his social media pages to update his fans that he and the team were safe and that they were hoping to return home as soon as possible.

aadujeevitham returns indiaAfter the deadly virus came under control, the Jordan government granted permission to resume the shoot. The team used the best of the opportunity to capture all the required shots from the location and wrapped up earlier this week.

aadujeevitham wrapped shoot photoDirected by Blessy, ‘Aadujeevitham’ is one of the ambitious upcoming projects of Prithviraj. 'Aadujeevitham' is based on Benyamin’s award-winning novel of the same name, which is about the life of an abused migrant worker in Saudi Arabia. Prithviraj plays Najeeb Mohammed, who is stranded in the middle of deserts, in this survival thriller. Amala Paul plays the female lead in the flick. On the technical side, 'Aadujeevitham' has Bollywood cinematographer KU Mohanan and Oscar winner AR Rahman as part of its technical team.

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