Second schedule of Mammootty’s Mamankam to kick-start on May 10
Mammootty’s upcoming period flick Mamankam is among the most hyped Malayalam movies in recent years. The movie directed by debutant Sajeev Pillai is an epic historic-drama made on a massive scale. After completing the first schedule in February, the team has been on a break for two months. Last day, the makers informed that the next leg of shoot will be commencing on May 10.
Sajeev Pillai, who is a former associate of Adoor Gopalakrishnan, has scripted the movie after doing research works for nearly 12 years. The movie is based on the medieval fair, Mamankam, where brave warriors from across the country would come together to showcase their skills at combat. Mammootty plays a ‘Chaaver’ (warrior) in this movie, which revolves around the life of these warriors who plot to defeat the Zamorin rulers.
Apart from Mammootty, top stars from other industries are also expected to be part of the movie. The female lead’s part will be played by a Bollywood actress while a young star from Tamil industry will be seen as the second hero. Neeraj Madhav, ‘Queen’ fame Dhruv, Sunil Sukhada, Meghanathan and Sohan Seenulal are already confirmed in the supporting cast.
Mamankam’s technical crew includes cinematographer Ganesh Rajavelu a.k.a Jim Ganesh, action choreographer Kaecha, composer M Jayachandran and VFX supervisor Kamala Kannan, who has worked in several big projects in South Indian cinema. Venu Kunnampilly of Kavya Films is funding this highly ambitious project.