Official: Here’s the release date of Mammootty’s Yatra!
As we already know, Mammootty is playing the lead in the biopic of late Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YSR. The movie titled as ‘Yatra’ is being directed by Mahi V Raghav. Shoot for the movie was has already been wrapped recently and the makers are currently busy with the post-production works. The movie was initially planned for release on December 21, but it could not materialize. It has now been officially announced that the movie will hitting screens worldwide on February 8.
YSR’s role is said to be one of the most challenging roles in Mammootty’s career. YS Rajasekhara Reddy aka YSR is arguable the most popular and revered politicians that the state of Andhra Pradesh has ever seen. Even after his demise, he is still regarded as a people’s leader and respected by millions. ‘Yatra’ team is hoping to make the film as a fitting tribute to the iconic leader.
Unlike other regular biopics, ‘Yatra’ is an event based film. It primarily focuses on the time during YSR’s famous three-month-long padayatra in 2003, which was a changing point in his political career. Apart from Mammootty, the movie also stars Rao Ramesh, Anasuya Bharadwaj, Suhasini Mani Ratnam, Posani Krishna Murali, Vinod Kumar and Sachin Khedekar.
Its technical crew includes cinematographer Sathyan Sooryan of ‘Theeran Adhigaram Ondru’ fame and composer K. Vijay Chilla and Shashi Devi Reddy are jointly producing the movie under their banner of 70MM Entertainments.