Malayalam megastar Mammootty is on a signing spree and has a number of films in various stages of production. The latest buzz is that he has four sequels of his own films lined up for his attention.
While it is not new for Mammootty to star in sequels as he has done so in the past, this time around it is interesting as he has agreed to four sequels within a short span of time and chances are that they would all hit the marquee in quick succession.
Letâ€™s take a look at the sequels he will be featuring in:
Big B: This 2007 film, directed by Amal Neerad, had Mammootty playing the role of Bilal, which he immortalised onscreen. The hit movie had a bevy of stars, including Nafisa Ali, Manoj K Jayan, Pasupathy and Bala. Big B was penned by Amal Neerad along with R Unni. According to reports, the sequel will go on the floors later this year.
Pokkiri Raja: Released in 2010, Pokkiri Raja was Vysakhâ€™s debut directorial with Mammootty and Prithviraj in the lead and scripted by Udayakrishna and Siby K Thomas. According to the buzz, the shooting of the sequel would begin next year. The sequel, which has been titled Raja 2, is one of the most awaited upcoming projects in Mollywood. Prithviraj, who appeared as one of the two male leads in Pokkiri Raja, will not be a part of the sequel.
Kottayam Kunjachan: A 1990 release, this film was directed by TS Suresh Babu. Mammoottyâ€™s character as Achayan won him accolades and with news about a sequel all set to be made, the starâ€™s fans are excited. According to sources, the sequel is titled Kottayam Kunjachan 2 and will be directed by Midhun Manuel Thomas.
CBI 5: One of the most popular franchises in Mammoottyâ€™s career, CBI, which started off in 1988 with the runaway hit Oru CBI Diary Kurippu, is all set for its fifth part. The film will be penned by SN Swamy and directed by veteran K Madhu.
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