Mamangam set to be the biggest ever release in Kerala
As reported by us recently, Mammootty’s ‘Mamangam’ will be hitting screens on November 21. Expectations are sky-high on the film majorly due to the huge scale at which it is being made. The makers are planning it as the biggest ever release in Kerala. Buzz is that over 400 screens are being charted over the film, which includes the major centres in the state. In that case, a huge opening is definitely on the cards at the Kerala box office.
‘Mamangam’ directed by M Padmakumar is an epic film made on a massive budget. As per the makers, it is a historic film with almost 80% of it being inspired from real events. The film’s original director Sajeev Pillai penned the script after an extensive research of over 12 years. Shankar Ramakrishnan later adapted the screenplay. The film is based on the religious festival, Mamangam, that took place every 12 years in a place called Thirunavaya, on the banks of Bharathapuzha, for over 280 years.
Along with Mammootty, ‘Mamangam’ also stars Unni Mukundan, Kaniha, Anu Sithara, Prachi Tehlan, Siddique, Sudev Nair, Tarun Arora, Suresh Krishna, Manikuttan, Manikandan, Ineya and Sudheer Sukumaran. The film also boasts of a strong technical crew comprising of State award winning cinematographer Manoj Pillai, veteran music director M Jayachandran and art director Mohandas. Bollywood-based composer Sanchit Balhara is handling the background score.
Venu Kunnappilly of Kavya Films is producing this big budget film.