Mega star Mammootty is basking in glory over his recent Tamil film release Peranbu doing well at the theatres. The film, directed by Ram, premiered at the International Film Festival of Rotterdam (IFFR) and received positive response. It was also featured in the Shanghai International Film Festival to extremely good reviews. Peranbuâ€™s theatrical release happened on February 1st.
Yet another Mammootty starrer that will be making it to the silver screens this month is the Telugu film Yathra. It is a biopic on the late chief minister of Andhra Pradesh YS Rajasekar Reddy.
Yathra has a bevy of stars in the cast including Jagapathi Babu, who plays YSR's father YS Raja Reddy, Rao Ramesh as KVP Ramachandra Rao, who was YSR's closest friend from his medical college days and Suhasini Mani Ratnam as the former minister Sabitha Indra Reddy. It also has Anasuya Bharadwaj, Posani Krishna Murali, Vinod Kumar and Sachin Khedekar in supporting roles. The film is produced by Vijay Chilla and Shashi Devireddy under the banner 70 MM Pictures and its technical crew includes K for music, Sathyan Sooryan for cinematography and A Sreekar Prasad for editing. In this biopic, director Mahi V Raghav will trace out YSRâ€™s political journey and his famous Pada Yatra in 2003 that put him on the chief ministerâ€™s chair.
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