Siddique-lal Duo was the only director duo in Mollywood who have a 100% success rate . They were jointly directed and scripted 6 films which include Ramjirao Speaking, God Father, Mannarmathayi Speaking (scripted only), In Hariharnagar, God father,Vietnam Colony and Kabooliwalah and all were biggest hits of that time. God father was one of the longest running movies in kerala along with ‘Chithram’ directed by Priyadarshan.
They broke up in 1993 and siddique continued as aadirector and Lal turned to production and acting career. Siddique has directed two films named Friends and Hitler for Lal’s production house and both the films were super hits. Many years later Lal came back to direction with a sequel to their classic hit In Hariharnagar ,which was titled as ‘To Hariharnagar’. He also done its third part named as ‘In Ghost House Inn’ and a couple of other films such as tournament and cobra. Siddique while done films like Chronic Bachelor,Body Guard and Ladies and Gentleman. He also done many films in tamil and also one in hindi which was a record breaking hit in Bollywood.
Now the duo is coming together after a gap of 21 year with a new project titled ‘King Liar’ in which Popular actor Dileep will play the lead role. The duo had already started location hunt in and around muscat for the film. It will be the story of a master-liar whose character will be done by Dileep. The news is confirmed to the media by its producer OuseppachenVazhakkuzhi. The movie will go on the floors very soon. The story,script and dialogues will be done by siddique and Lal will handle the director’s part.
Aprt from Dileep. other cast list is not finalized as of now. Siddique is also busy with the pre production work of his film with Mammootty named as Bhaaskar The Rasacal which will start rolling in this December. Siddique joining hands with mammootty after 11 years and their last film ‘Chronic Bachelor’ was a big hit of the year 2003. King liar will be siddique’s second outing with Dileep after the success of ‘Body Guard’.