The actor will be playing one of the leads in the Malayalam campus thriller ‘Queen’ Digital NativeThe Malayalam movie Queen released on January 12 and is doing well at the box office. This campus thriller has a set of newbies who were selected after nearly about ten rounds of auditions. Speaking about bagging the role, Druvan, who plays Balu in the film, said that he was unwell on the day of the audition but decided to give it a try and bagged the role. The actor, who was seen in a small role in the Mohanlal
starrer 1971: Beyond Borders
added that he initially thought that he would bag a small role but was surprised when he came to know that he would be playing one of the leads. The actor appears in three get-ups in Queen and had a lot of scope to perform. In an interview to the Deccan Chronicle, Druvan said, “The looks from the first year of college to the fourth year are shown. The first year has me in a clean-shaven look and by the fourth year I have a beard. There is also a look in a flashback scene.” He added, “I studied art but by the end of the film, I felt I had finished my engineering course without the certificate.” Having bagged the role through auditions, Druvan has a word of caution to the aspiring actors about fake auditions. He cautions that fake auditions are a part of the business and requested the aspiring actors to be careful during the selection process. Directed by Dijo Jose Anthony, Queen has a set of newbies including Saniya Iyappan
, Eldho Mathew, Druvan, Arun H Das, Arun Nandakumar, Ashwin Jose, Jenson Alappat, Moozi, Sooraj Kumar, and Sam Sibin. Jakes Bejoy
had composed music for this venture with Suresj Gopi cranking the camera and Sagar Dass editing it. According to trade reports, Queen is turning into a box office success.