Mammootty to start shooting for 'The King and The Commissioner'

MammoottyKochi, June 12 : "The King and The Commissioner", billed as one of the biggest projects in the Malayalam film industry, has been creating a buzz because of the big names attached to it. But superstar Mammootty, who will start shooting for the film here Monday, is not so excited and says for him, it's just a job.

The film has been in the news because it has brought two big actors - Mammootty and Suresh Gopi - together as also it sees director Shaji Kailas collaborating with scriptwriter Renji Panicker after a gap of 16 years.

Kerala rival fronts have 50-50 chance: Mammootty

MammoottyThiruvananthapuram, March 25 : He has been chairman of the CPI-M-backed Kairali TV channel since its inception in the mid-90s. Nevertheless veteran superstar Mammootty believes Kerala's rival fronts have an equal chance in next month's assembly polls.

"It is going to be a 50-50 chance because everything is unpredictable and the scenario is changing by the day," Mammootty told IANS over phone from Hyderabad, where he is shooting for his latest film "1993 Bombay March 12".

Kerala goes to the polls April 13 to elect 140 legislators.

Mammootty’s 'Mathilukalkkappuram' To Launch On March 1

MammoottySuperstar Mammootty is going to start his first project under his production house ‘Playhouse’, which will be producing Mathilukalkkappuram, a sequel to the 1990 movie Mathilukal. Mammootty starred in the earlier movie and he will also be seen in the sequel.

Speaking about the latest venture, Mammootty said that they are going to launch the movie on March 1. He said that he had a great year in 2010 with many hit films and awards and is now looking forward to a grand start of his production house in 2011.

I'm like a hard working farmer: Mammootty

I'm like a hard working farmer: MammoottyThiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 - Malayalam superstar Mammootty compares himself to a "hard working farmer" who just cares about his work and hopes for the best.

"I am like a farmer. A farmer always works hard in his field and his only prayer is that his crop should be a bumper one. Similarly, I always put in my very best and then wait hopefully like the farmer," Mammootty told IANS in an interview on the sets of his latest movie "August 15".

The film is being shot at the plush Technopark campus here.

Shooting For Mathilukalkkappuram To Start By November

MammoottyMalayalam 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 To Star In Shaji Kailash's 'August 15'

Mammootty To Star In Shaji Kailash's 'August 15'Director Shaji Kailash, who is making a sequel of director Sibi Malayil’s 1988 movie 'August 1', is scheduled to start shooting for the movie by this week end.

The original movie starred Mammootty, who played the lead role of a Crime Branch Detective named ‘Perumal’ (DSP). This officer fought against time to stop the looming murder attempt on the Kerala Chief Minister.

Pranchiyettan And The Saint Turns Out A Safe Hit

Pranchiyettan And The Saint Turns Out A Safe HitMalayalam film megastar Mammootty's recent release Pranchiyettan and the Saint has turned out to be a safe hit of the season. Mammootty's distribution house Playhouse has done a safe job with the movie.

In the opening week, the movie has grossed about 1.42 crores and the same feat has been repeated in the second week. Thus the film earned a total of around three crores in fifteen days. From its 60 odd releasing centers, the film has now gathered about Rs 1.60 Crore as distributors share.

Mammootty Allots Date To Shaji For Xmas Release

MammoottyMalayalam film megastar Mammootty has allotted dates to director Shaji for his next movie, which is aimed to release during Christmas this year.

The director’s last film with Mammotty titled Drona was a big flop at the Box Office. It was released in January 2010 with mixed reviews from critics. However, this failure has not discouraged Mammootty to sign another film of the director.

Shaji Kailash is making the film for Aroma international and is aiming to have a Christmas release. The film is likely to start shooting by the mid of October and most of the shots will be captures in and around the capital city.

‘Arakkalan Mukkal Kallan’ Features Megastars Mohanlal And Mammootty

‘Arakkalan Mukkal Kallan’ Features Megastars Mohanlal And MammoottyMollywood is going to watch a huge blockbuster in 2011 as two megastars of the industry Mammootty and Mohanlal are coming together. Mammootty has announced that the movie titled `Arakkkalan Mukkal Kallan', which will be produced under his banner `Playhouse' and it, will be a multi starrer movie.

Christian Brothers’ TV Rights Sets A New Record

Christian Brothers’ TV Rights Sets A New RecordTelevision channels in India are ready to pay a huge amount these days to get the rights of any superstar movies. Malayalam television channels are no different in this case. Asianet channel has recently paid a huge amount of Rs 3 crores to buy the television rights of the Mohanlal starrer Malayalam movie Christian Brothers.

Jayaraj Signs Mammootty For ‘Track With Rahman’

Jayaraj Signs Mammootty For ‘Track With Rahman’Malayalam filmmaker Jayaraj has signed megastar Mammootty for his next project titled Track With Rahman. The movie will be concurrently made in Malayalam, Tamil and Hindi.

It is only last year that Mammootty worked with Jayaraj in the movie Loud Speaker, which also starred Gracy Singh.

Track With Rahman will have actor Jayasuriya in an important character. Mammootty will don the role of a police officer called Kedarnath in all the three versions of the movie. Ample importance to music and action has been given in the movie.

With eight films in 2009, Mammootty's on a roll

MammoottyThiruvananthapuram, Dec 28 : Malayalam superstar Mammootty pleased all his fans with as many as eight of his films releasing in 2009 but the actor says he was just doing his job.

The eight films that hit the screens this year were "Love in Singapore", "Daddy Cool", "Eee Patanthil Bhootham", "Loud Speaker", "Kutty Shrank", "Pazhassi Raja", "Paleri Manickam" and "Chatambi Nadu".

Mammootty fans left distraught by Dubai stampede

Mammootty fans left distraught by Dubai stampedeDubai, Oct 27 : The stampede at the Dubai venue of the reality show featuring South Indian superstar Mammootty has left his fans distraught, with one of them saying "the mental and physical trauma of the evening was too much".

Show organiser Asianet said "things were completely out of control" when more than 15,000 fans tried to crowd into a venue meant for half as many to watch the final episode of Mammootty The Best Actor Award 2009, The National reported Monday.    

Superstar Mammooty’s debut in Kannada

Mammooty Malayalam film industry’s superstar Mammooty is all set to make his debut with a Kannada film. The actor has already acted in various Hindi and Tamil films winning more laurels.

This film will be simultaneously shot in Kannada and Malayalam with Abay Singh wielding megaphone. Earlier, titled as ‘Shikari’ (meaning ‘Hunter’), the project was supposed to take-off 6 months earlier, but got shelved due to some unavoidable constraints.

Now, filmmaker Abay Singh has made official confirmation that the film will start rolling from the next week in Bangalore and the new title would be finalized shortly.

Mammootty to act in Kannada film

Mammootty to act in Kannada filmBangalore, Oct 21 : Malayalam superstar Mammootty, whose recent film "Pazhassi Raja" is breaking records at the box office, has signed his first Kannada film.

The film will be directed by Abhay Simha of "Gubbachchigalu" fame. Talking to IANS, he said that his long wait to work with Mammootty has finally ended.

Mammootty and director Shafi team up again for Chattambinaadu

Daddy Cool to release earlyEarlier, superstar Mammootty and veteran director Shafi has given mega hits like Mayavi and Thommanum Makkalum, and now the two are teaming up again for a comedy-based action thriller titled Chattambinaadu which has been penned down by Benny P. Nayarambalam.

Daddy Cool to release early

Daddy Cool to release earlyMammootty's fans have a reason to chill out since his flick Daddy Cool will now be releasing 15 days prior to the date it was scheduled to hit the theatres.

Earlier it was slated to release on 15th August. The film is been scripted and directed by debutant Ashique Abu. The other cast include Vijayraghavan, Baburaj, and Biju Menon, with Indrajith and Kalabhavan Mani.

Mammootty does a remix

No more blogging for MammoottyMammootty has danced for a remix number from veteran actor Jayan’s Love in Singapore of the 80's in his soon-to-be-released PattanathilBhootham. The song 'Chaam Chakka Chom Chakka' has Mammootty dressed in bell bottoms and a wide-collared shirt grooving with Suraj Venjaramoodu in a lady's disguise for this song.

Industry sources say that the song and Mammootty’s performance in it are outstanding and are sure to top industry talks. Pattanathil Bhootham is expected to release on July 9. – Sampurn Media

Mammootty to investigate murder for Palery Maanikyam in Paris

MammoottyMammootty’s upcoming flick Palery Maanikyam is based on the murder-investigation story that took place in the early seventies but now the makers of the flick is planning to give a new face lift to the film’s story track.

The news is doing the rounds that director Renjith and his crew is planning to shoot the first schedule of the flick in the beautiful city of Paris. Mammootty is playing the character of an investigator who is landing in Paris from the nation’s capital in order to probe the murder of a man named Manikyan.

No more blogging for Mammootty

No more blogging for MammoottyMammootty fans were very happy when the superstar inaugurated his blog on the location of his new film Ee Pattanathil Bhootham at Thammanath near Kochi.

Pretty soon 1436 fans started logging in to get close to their favourite actor and interact with him. But their dreams seems to be shattered since the actor has just written on his blog twice as he is not getting time due to his busy shooting schedule.

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