Samyuktha Menon, the heroine with the girl next door looks, became a household name after Theevandi became a runaway hit. She played the love-interest of Bineesh, a full-blown smoker, played by Tovino Thomas in Theevandi. After that she played a grey politician in Kalki and a defence personnel's wife in Edakkad Battalion, both with Tovino and a forgettable role in Asif Ali's Underworld. Now, looks like Samyuktha might play a meaty role after a long time. She plays the wife of Jayasurya in Vellam. Directed by Prajesh Sen, the film will have Jayasurya playing a very familiar character, often seen in our vicinity, a chronic alcoholic. The FL was released a day back and Jayasurya will play a challenging role.