Mammootty and Sathyan Anthikad to team up after two decades
Sathyan Anthikad is one of the very few senior directors who is still active in the industry. While almost all his contemporaries have left the arena, the director still remains a favorite among the family audience with his movies that have immense repeat value. His last release, ‘Njan Prakashan’ is still running successfully in theatres. The Fahadh Faasil starrer is one of the highest grossers of 2018.
Sathyan Anthikad has mostly done movies with Mohanlal and Jayaram. With Mammootty, has done only very films; ‘Sreedharante Onnaam Thirumurivu’, ‘Artham’ and ‘Kalikkalam’ to name a few. In a recent interview, the director revealed that Mammootty is one of his closest friends and that they are planning to do a movie very soon. If things turn out as per plans, they will start works this year itself.
‘Oral Mathram’, which got in the year 1997, was the last Mammootty film directed by Sathyan Anthikad. It will be interesting to see what they will have to offer when they reunite after a two decade long gap. Mammootty is currently shooting for Vysakh’s ‘Madura Raja’. He also has ‘Unda’, ‘Maamankam’, ‘Ameer’ amd ‘Ganagandharvan’ coming up. Some other projects are also in the pipeline.