Malayalam film megastar, Mammootty, will start shooting for his next project Mathilukalkkappuram, by the end of this November. Nayantara will play the female lead in this movie.
This movie is a sequel of the National Award winning Malayalam movie Mathilukal, which was directed by Adoor Gopalakrishnan in 1989. This film is again an adaptation of a novel titled ‘Mathilukal’ by Vaikom Muhammad Basheer.
Mammootty played the lead role in the original movie also. Actors like Murali, Karamana, Janardanan Nair, Krishnan Kutty Nair and Azeez played other important roles in this movie. The film was screened at the Venice Film Festival and received well recognition there.
In the meantime, Mammootty will start filming for another new movie tentatively titled as ‘August 15′, which is also a sequel of the movie August 1. He will start shooting for this movie from the 15th of this month. Mammootty will revive the role of an investigative officer called Perumal, which was the main character in the original film. S N Swamy is writing the script for this movie, which will be directed by Shaji Kailash.
Mammootty is now busy giving final touches to his debut Kannada movie ‘Shikaari’.