Mammootty is doing a Rafi Mecartin film for the first time with Love in Singapore, a family entertainer.
Earlier Rafi Mecartin had written the script of Mammootty's mega hit Maayavi, directed by Rafi's brother.
Love in Singapore is the story of an orphan Machu (Mammootty), who grows up to be a rich businessman who deals in waste paper and other scrap material.
His close aides are Shakoor (Salim Kumar) and Narayanan (Biju Kuttan). Machu is not educated but has a business sense. Soon he meets Andrews Perera (Nedumudi Venu) a businessman from Bangkok and his beautiful daughter Veronica (Navneet Kaur).
Andrews, impressed by Machu invites him to Bangkok to get a feel of international business. How Machu takes up the challenge and becomes an international tycoon is what this soft romantic comedy is all about.
The others in the cast are Jayasurya Lalu Alex, Sooraj Venjaranmoodu, Janardanan, Sruthilakshmi and Dipasha. The film has music by Suresh Peters, and is being shot in Karaikudy, Chennai, Kochi and Bangkok.
Its shooting is now going on at kalamassery, Cochin. The set will packup to Bangkok for shooting in Nov. first week. Love In Singapore is being produced by the directors Rafi and Mecartin and distributed by Vysakh films. It is slated for release on January 23, 2009