Mammootty confirms that he will be a part of Maamaankam
After a lot of speculations and rumours, megastar Mammootty himself confirmed that he will be a part of the upcoming Malayalam movie Maamaankam. He announced this big news through his official Facebook page. His post reads: “Happy to be part of 'Maamaankam' which chronicles the journey of the legendary "Chaaverukal" of Valluvanadu. The biggest film I have done so far and it has an outstanding screenplay by debutante director Sajeev Pillai, who has written it after 12 years of research. The film is set in the late 17th century. We are grateful to the legendary Navodaya for their large-heartedness in allowing us to use their prestigious title 'Maamaankam'. Venu Kunnampilly is producing the film under the banner of Kavya Films. The film will see a big star cast along with me and employing internationally renowned technicians. Will update you more about 'Maamaankam'... Happy diwali to you all.”
Meanwhile, Mammootty is currently busy with the shooting of his next, Uncle, scripted by Joy Mathew and directed by debutant Girish Damodar. He will join the sets of Ajay Vasudev’s Masterpiece on October 17. His next release would be Malayalam - Tamil bilingual Streetlights directed by cinematographer turned filmmaker Shamdat Sainudheen.