Here’s the release date of Mammootty’s Uncle!
Mammootty’s Uncle is an eagerly awaited movie, waiting 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. In a casual interaction with his followers in Facebook last day, Joy Mathew revealed that Uncle will hit screens on April 27.
Uncle is Joy Mathew’s second outing as a scriptwriter after the critically 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. CIA fame Karthika Muraleedharan and Mammootty play these two lead roles 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. 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.
According to the makers, 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. Expectations are high for this movie among the audience as Mammootty is playing such a character after a long while. Recently, the satellite and remake rights for the Tamil and Telugu versions of the movie were sold for a huge price.
Uncle also stars Joy Mathew, Asha Sharath, Vinay Forrt, Suresh Krishna, Kailash, KPAC Lalitha, Sheela and Muthumani in supporting roles. Its technical crew includes veteran cinematographer Azhagappan, composer Bijibal and editor Shameer Muhammed. Joy Mathew and Sajai Sebastian are jointly funding the movie under their banners of Abra Films International and SJ Films.