When the official pooja of the Malayalam film Grand Father happened, the two biggies of the Malayalam film industry, Mammootty and Mohanlal had graced the occasion. While this by itself was a big promo for the film, here comes another piece of interesting news. Reports are that veteran actor Jayaram, who plays the main lead in the film, will be rendering his voice for a song.
Besides Jayaram, the song will also have the voices of actors Mallika Sukumaran, Vijayaraghavan and Surabhi Santhosh. Vishnu Mohan Sithara is the music composer for this number and it has been penned by Dr Venugopal.
The shooting of Grand Father, which is directed by Aneesh Anwar, commenced on December 12th and it will hit the marquee in April this year as a Vishu release. Sharing the screen space with Jayaram in the movie would be Divya Pillai and Surabhi Santosh. Anusree would also be playing an important role.
The rest of the actors in this fun entertainer comprise Senthil Krishna, Soubin Shahir, Baburaj, Baiju Santhosh, Vijayaraghavan, Sharafuddin, Dharmajan Bolgatty, Dileesh Pothen, Sajan Palluruthy, Sunil Suhara, Asha Aravind, Johny Antony, Hareesh Kanaran, Jaffer Idukki and Mallika Sukumaran. The film is scripted by Shani Kader. Sameer Haq is doing the cinematography and Sahas Bala is the art director. The film is bankrolled by Haseeb Haneef, Manju Badsha and Aji Medayil under the banner Achicha Cinema. Reports are that Grand Father is touted to be a comic caper and a fun film to watch.
Jayaram has had two films - Daivame Kaithozham K.Kumar Akanam and Panchavarnathatha - release last year. This year he has got Lonappante Mamodeesa and Marconi Mathayi, apart from Grand Father. Lonappante Mamodeesa which is in post production stage will see Jayaram play a middle-aged bachelor with three sisters, who receives a marriage proposal. Marconi Mathayi, with Jayaram in the lead, will see Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi make his Mollywood debut.
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