Mammootty would be doing a double-role in a forthcoming movie directed by Padma-kumar, the maker of films likes Vaasthavam, Vargam and Shikkar. Padmakumar had earlier directed Mammootty in Parunthu, which flopped.
The Padmakumar-Mammootty film will pan the period from 1940 to 2011 and will have Kerala politics as the backdrop. Mammootty will essay a veteran politician who plays a key role in the state’s political developments. Mammootty will also play the son to this political leader in the film, which will be scripted by Babu Janardhanan.
Haneef Muhammed will produce the film, which is yet to be titled, under the banner of Red Rose Creations.
The actor has even signed to play the lead in Venicile Vyapari, a forthcoming film by hit-making director Shafi. The film will have script by James Albert, of Classmates fame and will be produced under the banner of Murali Films. Shamdut will be in charge of cinematography. The film is intended to be a full-length entertainer, like all Shafi films. The shoot will commence in the second week of July in Alappuzha and the film will hit screens in October.