India Diaspora
Kerala film troupe heads for Middle East, Europe
Feb 9, 2007 - 1:03:10 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 9 - A group of Kerala film stars led by ace comedian Jagdish is set to leave for a three-week tour of the Middle East and Europe in the last week of February.

Jagdish said the starry team includes upcoming South Indian actress Sindhu Menon. The troupe's director is veteran film producer Sandhya Menon.

'We will perform in Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and at a few places in the United Arab Emirates. After Middle East we will leave for Europe and stage shows in Switzerland, Germany and Austria,' Jagdish told IANS.

The tour members, set to return March first week, also include the popular mimicry group of 'Comedy Cousins'.

'We are now engaged in a serious rehearsals. We have a lot of new skits and programmes and it is going to be an interesting tour,' said Jagdish.

Close to two million Keralites are working in the Middle East and there is a large Malayali population in the three European countries that the film group plans to visit.

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