With the megastar open to doing films for OTTs too, it opens up another avenue for Mammootty to experiment as an actor
Last Updated: 01.47 AM, Sep 07, 2022
Mammootty kicked off 2022 with a bang! The megastar’s first theatrical release of the year – Bheeshma Parvam – has already gone on to rake in over Rs 85 crore in box office earnings worldwide. But there seems to be no stopping the veteran actor, who has signed a bunch of interesting projects with young and veteran filmmakers, and that too in Malayalam as well as Telugu. Here’s a look at some of his much-awaited films that will be releasing in theatres and on OTTs:
Mammootty plays a vigilante cop, who decides to take the law in his hands in B Unnikrishnan's big-budget thriller, scripted by Udaykrishna. The movie, which also has Amala Paul, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Sneha, Vinay Rai, Jinu Joseph and Dileesh Pothan, is currently being shot in Ernakulam.
Nanpakal Nerathu Mayakkam
The long-awaited collaboration between Mammootty and acclaimed filmmaker Lijo Jose Pellissery has completed shooting and the release date will be announced soon. According to rumours, Mammootty plays a thief in the film, which also has Remya Pandian and Ashokan. The film was completely shot in Tamil Nadu.
Mammootty had shot for Surrender Reddy’s pan-Indian action-thriller Agent in Europe and Hyderabad. The movie, which has Akhil Akkineni in the lead, has Mammootty playing an army officer nicknamed Devil. Contrary to rumours, the makers had revealed that Mammootty will be playing a full-length role in the movie, which marks his comeback to Telugu after Yatra in 2019.
The megastar’s first collaboration with Kettyolaanu Ente Malakha director is a thriller, scripted by Ibilis and Adventures of Omanakuttan scriptwriter Samir Abdul. The film also has Sharafudheen, Grace Antony, Jagadish, Bindu Panicker and Sanju Sivram in pivotal roles, and is set to theatres on September 29 as a pooja release.
Untitled Deeno Dennis directorial
Mammootty will team up veteran writer Kaloor Dennis' son Deeno for the latter's directorial debut later this year. The movie, which is touted to be a 'mass' thriller, is set to be a made on a big scale and will be shot in Bengaluru, Kochi and other locations in the South.
Kadugannawa Oru Yatra
Mammootty and director Ranjith have collaborated again for a segment in Netflix's anthology based on MT Vasudevan Nair's stories. The short film, based on MT's memoir during his trip to Sri Lanka, will have the megastar essay the role of a journalist who goes in search of a woman he had met during his childhood. The segment was shot in Sri Lanka and Palakkad.