Nivin Pauly’s Moothon getting ready as a Malayalam-Hindi bilingual
Geetu Mohandas directorial, Moothon starring Nivin Pauly is an eagerly awaited film. The movie has some of the leading technicians in Indian cinema. An ambitious big-scale film, Moothon is shaping up as a bilingual in Malayalam and Hindi. It tells the story of a man called Mullakoya from Lakshadweep. The movie is centred around his journey to find his brother. ‘Moothon’ is actually an island slang for elder brother.
Moothon’s story penned by Geetu Mohandas had won the global filmmaking award in Sundance Film Festival 2016. Ace Bollywood filmmaker Anurag Kashyap had collaborated with Geetu in writing the Hindi dialogues. The movie was shot in multiple schedules in Mumbai, Kerala and Lakshadweep.The makers are currently busy with the post-production works after which it will be screened in a few international film festivals.
Moothon has several leading technicians as part of the crew. Geetu Mohandas’ husband and renowned cinematographer-turned-filmmaker Rajeev Ravi is the DOP and National award winner Ajithkumar is editing the movie. Thaikkudam Bridge fame Govind Vasantha is handling the music department. The movie is funded jointly by Bollywood filmmaker Anand L Rai’s production house Colour Yellow Productions and Jar Pictures. Eros International will be presenting the movie.