The 'CBI' series is based on murder cases.

Mammootty gives the go ahead for CBI 5Digital Native
Flix Mollywood Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:27

Mega star Mammootty will reportedly be working with director K Madhu and writer SM Swamy in the CBI series. The fifth film in the series will start rolling soon and the ground work has begun already. According to the film’s director K Madhu, CBI 5 will be different from the other films in the series and movie buffs are in for several surprises. While the previous films have been made on low budgets, CBI 5 will be made on a huge budget, he added.

All the four CBI movies, Oru CBI Diary Kurippu, Jagratha, Sethurama Iyer CBI and Nerariyan CBI, had Mammootty playing the role of a CBI officer. In CBI 5, sources say that he will be appearing as a retired CBI official while a younger hero may be roped in to play an important. However, this has not been confirmed yet. Renji Panicker will also play a crucial role in the movie.

All the four earlier films were inspired from notorious murder cases and it is expected that CBI 5 may also draw inspiration from a murder case. The first instalment of the CBI series, Oru CBI Diary Kurippu, starred Mammootty, Suresh Gopi, Jagathy Sreekumar, Mukesh, and Sukumaran while in Jagratha, Sethurama Iyer CBI and Nerariyan CBI it was Mammootty, Mukesh and Jagathy Sreekumar.

Mammootty has had two film releases already this year and fans are waiting eagerly for his next. Both his releases, The Great Father and Puthan Panam, are doing well; particularly the former which has surpassed the Rs. 50 crore mark and is still going strong at the box office.

With news that he will be starring in CBI 5, which is being made on a huge budget, the star’s fans can’t wait to have a sneak peek of his look in the film.

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