Mammootty will sport a mass avatar in Puthan Panam
We had earlier reported that director Ranjith’s next film will have Megastar Mammootty in the lead. The movie is titled as Puthan Panam (The New Indian Rupee). Ranjith has said that Mammootty will sport a new get up for the movie.
Mammootty will have a closely cropped haircut and also sport a twirled moustache. Twirled mustache has always been a template for mass looks. Mammootty himself has had the look in many movies like Avanazhi, Vallyettan and Roudram.
The director has not divulged more details about the name or other details about Mammootty’s character in the movie.
Ranjith has earlier made a movie titled Indian Rupee dealing with the financial constraints of a middle class youth and the various methods he tries to become successful in life. The movie was a told in a satirical manner and it went in to win the National Award for best feature film in Malayalam for the year 2011.
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Puthan Panam will deal with the current financial situation present in the society. The movie will also star veteran actor Siddique, Ineya, Harish Kanaran, Nirmal Palazhi, Mamukoya, Swaraj playing supporting roles.
Pre-production works for movie are already underway and shooting will start on November 25th. The film will be produced by a new production company 3 Color Cinemas. Director Ranjith, Mumbai based businessman Abraham Mathew and actor Arun Narayanan together own the company.
Cinematography will be handled by Om Prakash who has cranked the camera for movies like Kashmora and Maari. Shabaaz Aman will be composing the music. The movie will be primarily filmed in Kochi, Kasargod and Goa.