Mammootty’s upcoming films in 2018!
Mammootty has had a good 2017. He kick-started the year in grand style with the blockbuster success of ‘The Great Father’. His Vishu release ‘Puthan Panam’ and Onam release ‘Pullikkaran Staraa’ failed at the box office. But Mammootty has returned back to winning ways with ‘Masterpiece’, which hit screens on December 21 as a Christams release. As per the makers, the movie zoomed past the Rs 10 crore mark in a record three days time and is all set to become a huge commercial blockbuster.
Come 2018, the megastar has a handful of projects lined up. His first release next year will be ‘Streetlights’, which is being planned to be released simultaneously in Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu languages. Noted cinematographer Shamdat Sainudeen is directing this investigative thriller in which Mammootty plays the role of a police officer.
National award winner Ram’s long delayed ‘Peranbu’ is also expected to hit screens early next year. It is an emotional family drama in which Anjali plays the female lead.
Uncle, directed by Gireesh Damodar is another film gearing up for release. It is actor Joy Mathew’s second film as a scriptwriter after the widely acclaimed ‘Shutter’.
Mammootty plays the role of a jail convict in an upcoming movie titled Parole. Ad filmmaker Sharrath Sandith is making his maiden directorial with this movie. Shoot for the movie was completed earlier this month and is currently in the post-production stage.
In January, Mammootty will start shooting for ‘Abrahaminte Santhathikal’, another film in which Mammootty plays a cop. Veteran associate director Shaji Padoor is making his directorial debut with this movie scripted by Haneef Adeni of ‘The Great Father’ fame.
After the completion of ‘Abrahaminte Santhathikal’, he will join the sets of the upcoming biggie ‘Maamaankam’. Sajeev Pillai, a former associate of the legendary Adoor Gopalakrishnan, is making his directorial debut with this movie. Venu Kunnampilly of Kavya Films is producing this mega budget project, which is said to be the biggest project in the megastar’s career.
In between this, Mammootty will be flying to Ranjith’s Bilathikadha in February. He is playing a cameo role in the movie which stars Maniyanpilla Raju’s son Niranj and Anu Sithara in the lead roles.
Another big project that is slated to go on floors next year is Kunjali Marakkar IV. Santhosh Sivan is directing this film scripted jointly by TP Rajeev and Shankar Ramakrishnan. August Cinema is funding this big budget project
Mammootty’s other confirmed films that are coming up include writer Sethu’s rural entertainer ‘Oru Kuttanadan Blog’, ‘Anuraga Karikin Vellam’ fame Khalid Rahman’s ‘Unda’, Basil Joseph-Unni R team’s upcoming film also starring Tovino Thomas, Big B’s sequel ‘Bilal’ and Pokkiriraja’s spin-off ‘Raja 2’.
Fifth installment in the popular CBI series, the epic project Karnan and a politicial film scripted by Bobby-Sanjay are also I’m the planning. That makes quite an exciting line up of films. Exciting times ahead for Mammootty fans!