Mammootty’s next titled as Streetlights
We had recently told you that popular cinematographer Shamdat will be making his directorial debut with Megastar Mammootty in the lead. The movie, touted to be a crime thriller has apparently been titled as Streetlights. Shoot for the movie will kick start next week in Kochi.
Shamdat is a renowned cinematographer noted for his works in movies like Ritu, Seniors, Oozham and the recently released Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan. He has also worked with Kamal Hassan in movies like Uttama Villain and the yet to be released Vishwaroopam 2.
According to trustworthy reports, Mammootty will be seen as a police officer in Streetlights. The movie is said to be a riveting crime thriller with Mammootty playing an investigative officer.
Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan fame Vishnu Unnikrishnan and his co-star from the movie, Lijomol Jose are also part of this Mammootty starrer. The film doesn’t have a heroine as such, as it is a tale of many characters. Kochi, Chennai and Pollachi are the major locations.
Mammootty’s next release is the much anticipated movie The Great Father. The movie, written and directed by Haneef Adeni is said to be a revenge thriller. It is scheduled to hit screens all over Kerala on March 30. National award winner Ram’s bilingual Peranbu is also expected to release soon. Ace filmmaker Ranjith’s Puthan Panam is another movie waiting to hit screens.
Mammootty is currently shooting for 7th Day fame Shyam Dhar’s untitled movie in which he is playing a Idukki native who arrives in Kochi as a teacher trainer. Deepti Sati and Asha Sarath are playing the female leads in this family entertainer.
Mammootty is also expected to join Ajai Vasudev’s upcoming mass thriller by the first week of May. The movie, written by Pulimurugan scribe Udhayakrishna, features Mammootty in the role of a rough and tough college professor.