Mohanlal’s Aarattu starts rolling today!
Superstar Mohanlal’s new film ‘Aarattu’ with director B Unnikrishnan goes on floors today. Udhayakrishna is scripting the film, which is basically a mass-masala entertainer set in a rural backdrop. The makers are planning a widely appealing film with action, comedy and all essential commercial ingredients in it.
‘Aarattu’ is Mohanlal’s fifth film with B Unnikrishnan after ‘Madambi, ‘Grandmaster’, ‘Mr Fraud’ and ‘Villain’. The star is also teaming up with scribe Udhayakrishna after the mega blockbuster ‘Pulimurugan’. Fans are pinning high hopes on the film as they expect to see a high voltage mass entertainer with Mohanlal in full form.
Mohanlal will be seen playing a larger-than-life character named Neyyattinkara Gopan in ‘Aarattu’. Shraddha Srinath of ‘Vikram Vedha’ fame has been signed as the female lead. She has been cast in an IAS officer’s role in the film. The supporting cast includes Sai Kumar, Siddique, Nedumudi Venu, Indrans Vijayaraghavan, Swasika, Neha Saxena, Rachana Narayanankutty and Sheela. Vijay Ulaganath is the cinematographer and edits will be handled by Shameer Muhammed. Rahul Raj is the music director. He has already started composing for the film.