Mammootty and Joshiy reunite for a movie scripted by ‘Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum’ writer!
Mammootty currently has a handful of projects in his kitty and it seems like he is in no mood to slow down. The 67-year-old is busy doing back to back films. Latest reports suggest that the megastar is reuniting with veteran filmmaker Joshiy after a long gap. The actor-director duo have given several blockbuster films in the past, like ‘New Delhi’, ‘Sangham’, ‘Dhruvam’, ‘Nair Saab’ etc. They last worked together in the multistarrer ‘Twenty 20’.
If reports are to be believed, Mammootty’s next with Joshiy is being scripted by National award winner of Sajeev Pazhoor of ‘Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum’ fame. More details regarding the genre or when the movie goes on floors are not yet known. Joshiy has not directed a film after 2015, his last being the Mohanlal starrer ‘Lailaa O Lailaa’. The director will be hoping to return back to winning ways in style.
Meanwhile, Mammootty has a long list of promising films coming up. He is currently shooting for Shankar Ramakrishnan’s directorial debut ‘Pathinettam Padi’, in which he pakshe a cameo role. He also has two other films in progress – Vysakh’s ‘Madura Raja’ and Khalid Rahman’s ‘Unda’. Along with that, he has also finished a couple of schedules for the epic-period film, ‘Maamankam’.
Besides the ones on floors, Mammootty has also signed for a big budget film with director Vinod Vijayan, titled as ‘Ameer’. Another film in the pipeline is the Ramesh Pisharody directorial ‘Ganagandharvan’. ‘Bilal’, sequel to the star’s 2007 film’ ‘Big B’ has also been announced.
Mammootty’s next release will be the YSR biopic ‘Yatra’, which is scheduled for February 8. The highly anticipated ‘Peranbu’ has also been confirmed as a February release, though the exact date has not been announced.