Mammootty, the megastar is one of the rare actors who has always been willing to associate with new talents. Reportedly, the Bilal star is now all set to launch yet another new filmmaker to the Malayalam cinema, with his next project. Mammootty is all set to play the lead role in newcomer Ratheena Sharshad's directorial debut.
To the unversed, Ratheena Sharshad is the executive producer of the Parvathy Thiruvothu starring acclaimed movie Uyare. The young filmmaker has decided to team up with some of the industry's most promising talents, for her directorial debut. The Mammootty starrer is jointly scripted by Unda writer Harshad and Varathan fame writers duo Suhas and Sharfu.
The makers are yet to finalise the female lead and rest of the star cast of the untitled project. Girish Gangadharan, the Jallikkattu fame cinematographer is the director of photography. Ayyappanum Koshiyum fame Jakes Bejoy composes the music. Deepu Joseph is the editor of the project.
Sameer Saneesh handles the costume designing. Manu Jagath is the art director. Badhusha is the production designer. The Mammootty starrer, which is jointly produced by George Sebastian, Shyam Mohan, and Arjun Ravindran, is expected to start rolling once Mammootty finishes his current commitments. The yet-to-be-titled venture is expected to have an official launch soon.
Coming back to Mammootty, the megastar has launched a bunch of highly talented filmmakers in the Malayalam film industry. The list includes the Bilal director Amal Neerad, AK Lohithadas, Anwar Rasheed, Lal Jose, Blessy, Aashiq Abu, Vysakh, Martin Prakkat, and so on.
Mammootty-Amal Neerad duo's Bilal is expected to go on floors once the lockdown comes to an end. The megastar is also expected simultaneously shoot of CBI 5, the upcoming fifth installment of CBI Series. The Priest and One, the other projects that feature the megastar in the lead role, are expected to be released after theaters reopen.