Mamankam first schedule wrapped up!
Mammootty’s period flick Mamankam is one of the most hyped Malayalam movies in recent years. The movie which marks the directorial debut of Sajeev Pillai, a former associate of Adoor Gopalakrishnan, went on floors earlier this month in Mangalore. As informed by us earlier, the first schedule was a brief one and it was wrapped up couple of days back. Full fledged shoot will begin only by May once Mammootty is free from his other commitments.
Mamankam is a very ambitious project with a renowned set of technicians and a star studded cast. Director Sajeev Pillai has scripted the movie after doing extensive research works for nearly 12 years. The movie is based on the medieval fair, Mamankam, where brave warriors from across the country would come together to showcase their skills at combat. Mammootty plays a ‘Chaaver’ (warrior) in this movie, which revolves around the life of these warriors who plot to defeat the Zamorin rulers.
Venu Kunnampilly of Kavya Films is funding this big budget project. The makers had informed that some big stars from other industries will be part of the movie. The female lead’s part will be played by a Bollywood actress while a young star from Tamil industry will be seen as the second hero. However, the makers have not yet revealed their names officially. Neeraj Madhav, ‘Queen’ fame Dhruv, Sunil Sukhada, Meghanathan and Sohan Seenulal are already part of the supporting cast.
Action sequences is being choreographed by Kaecha Kampakdee, who is well known for his works in movies like Baahubali 2, Thuppakki, Bhaagi etc. VFX works is headed by RC Kamala Kannan. Ganesh Rajavelu aka Jim Ganesh is the cinematographer and M Jayachandran has been signed as the composer. An official announcement with details regarding the full cast will be made very soon.