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What's in store this Christmas?

Every year, fans look forward to Christmas releases in the Malayalam film industry more than anything else. Being the last few days of the year, movie buffs always want to know which of their favorite star would be ending the year on a winning note.

They are not to be disappointed this year, as there are five films gearing up for release. And of these five movies, three has leading actor such as Mammootty, Prithviraj and Jayasurya.

Mammootty’s Masterpiece, directed by Ajai Vasudev, is gearing up for release on December 21 and it is one of the most anticipated films of the year. Produced by CH Muhammed under his banner Royal Cinemas, the film has Varalaxmi Sarathkumar playing the female lead with Unni Mukundan and Poonam Bajwa appearing in pivotal roles.

Written and directed by Pradeep M Nair, Vimaanam is yet another movie that film buffs are waiting eagerly for. Starring Prithviraj Sukumaran in the lead role, the film also has Durga Krishna, Alencier, Lena, Sudheer, Karamana, Anarkali Marikar and Baby Durga Premjith in the star cast.

The sequel to the hit movie Aadu, titled as Aadu 2, is also touted to be a Christmas special. Directed by Midhun Manuel Thomas, the film has Jayasurya playing the lead role with Dharmajan Bolgatty, Saiju Kurup, Vineeth Mohan, Bhagath Manuel, Vijay Babu and Swathi Reddy in important roles.

Mayaanadhi, directed by Aashiq Abu, has its story penned by Amal Neerad with Syam Pushkaran and Dileesh Nair penning the screenplay. Tovino Thomas plays the lead role in this film with Aishwarya Lekshmi playing the female lead and Harish Uthaman, Leona Lishoy, Aparna Balamurali, Soubin Shahir, Basil Joseph and others in the star cast.

Directed by Dileep Menon, Aana Alaralodalal stars Vineeth Sreenivasan in the lead role. It has Anu Sithara as the heroine.

With these five films vying to make it to the theatres as a Christmas release, films buffs are in for a treat!