Malayalam superstar Mammootty, known for his benevolence, spent time with a group of tribal persons on Saturday and promised them help for a better quality of life.
The meeting between the actor and the group of tribal people, hailing from the Kundalakudi colony in interior Munnar, was facilitated by the Janamaithri police.
It took place in Thodupuzha, about 100 km from the tribal hamlet, when the actor took out time in between the shoot of his film Parole directed by Sharath Sandith.
The group of tribal people came with an offering of organic vegetables, grown in their homesteads, which included carrot, pumpkin, butter beans and cabbages.
The 66-year-old superstar expressed happiness and told media that he would do his best to provide some sort of tele-medicine facilities where through video conferencing medical professionals would be able to provide advice to the tribal community.
He also said that he would try to engage a tutor to teach Malayalam to the young members of the community, as they are currently studying in Tamil medium.
In 2012, Mammootty had visited this interior tribal colony and interacted with them.
On his career front, Mammootty was last seen in Shyamdhar's comedy film Pullikkaran Staraa, co-starring Asha Sarath and Deepti Sati, which released in September 2017.
It was also recently reported that Mammoottyâ€™s upcoming film, directed by Khalid Rahman and bankrolled by Anwar Rasheed, has been titled Unda.
Mammootty is also busy wrapping up his projects on hand, including the Ajai Vasudevan directorial Masterpiece which is slated for release on December 21, 2017.
Apart from Masterpiece, Mammootty has Street Lights in the post production mode. The first look poster of the film was released by the actor on his official Facebook page, creating a lot of hype around it.
Mammootty is currently working on the film Uncle directed by Gireesh Damodar and written by Joy Mathew.
He also has a slew of films in various stages of production including Parole, Abrahaminte Santhathikal, Mamangam, Raja 2 and CBI 5.
IANS and Digital Native inputs