National award winning actress Priyamani after her sterling performance as Vikram’s sister in Raavanan, is all set to be Mammootty’s heroine in Ranjith directed Pranchiyettan and the Saint, a Malayalam black comedy.
Ranjith is an off- beat director who has made some of the recent best Malayalam films like Paleri Manickam, Kaioppu,Thirakatha and produced the highly appreciated Kerala Café.
Priyamani almost got her second National Award for her outstanding performance in Ranjith’s Thirakatha, a film based on the life and times of late actress Srividya.
In Ranjith’s new Pranchiyettan and the Saint. she is pitted against another National Award winning actor Mammootty, and has also Innocent a top character playing an important role. The film is a satire and has Mammootty doing the role of an unscrupulous rice merchant based in Thrissur market.
Priyamani has given 18 days call sheet for the film for which shooting starts in the first week of July in Thrissur and will be completed under a month. For Priyamani it is another feather on her cap, and it will be treat to see her competing with Mammootty.
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