First look poster of Mammootty’s Uncle to be released tomorrow!
Mammootty’s Uncle is an eagerly awaited movie, scheduled for release this summer. Actor Joy Mathew has scripted this movie, which marks the directorial debut of Gireesh Damodar, a former associate of Ranjith and Padmakumar. The official first look poster of the movie will be released tomorrow (April 1) evening in social medias.
Uncle is Joy Mathew’s second outing as a scriptwriter after the widely acclaimed ‘Shutter’. Just like his previous movie, Uncle is also said to be a socially relevant film. It is the story of a 17-year-old girl and her dad’s friend. It is about an unusual situation a middle class family is made to face. The social and political setting of Kerala is of much prominence in the movie.
Reportedly, the plot is set in the journey of Mammootty’s character Krishnakumar aka KK from Ooty to Kozhikode. He is accompanied by his friend’s daughter in this trip. Mammootty will be seen in a different role altogether in the movie. He is sporting a salt and pepper bearded look for his character, which is said to be a performance oriented one.
Karthika Muraleedharan, who made her debut last year with Dulquer Salmaan’s Comrade In America (CIA), is playing the female lead in Uncle. It also stars Joy Mathew, Asha Sharath, Vinay Forrt, Suresh Krishna, Kailash, KPAC Lalitha, Sheela and Muthumani in supporting roles.
Uncle’s technical crew includes veteran cinematographer Azhagappan and composer Bijibal. Recently, the satellite and remake rights for the Tamil and Telugu versions of the movie were sold for a hefty price. Joy Mathew and Sajai Sebastian are jointly funding the movie under their banners of Abra Films International and SJ Films.