Acclaimed cinematographer and director Santosh Sivan and Mollywood megastar Mammootty may soon be teaming up. And if it happens, it will be their first venture together.
Santosh Sivan, in a recent film-related event, said that he is working on the project and more details would emerge soon. It is worth mentioning here that Santosh Sivan had cranked the camera for the Mammootty starrer Thalapathi and had bankrolled the starâ€™s The Great Father, which released earlier this year. And the announcement that he will soon be directing the megastar has the film buffs excited.
Both Mammootty as well as Santosh Sivan have a slew of projects in their kitty and their venture together will most likely go on to the floors next year, we are told. It may be mentioned here that Santosh Sivan will also be cranking the camera for the Mani Ratnam directorial, which will go on to the floors in January next year. The film has Arvind Samy, Jyothika and Fahadh Faasil playing the lead roles.
On the other hand, Mammootty has a number of films in his kitty including the Ajai Vasudev directorial Masterpiece, Kozhi Thankachan directed by Sethu, Raja 2 directed by Vyasakh, and Streelights directed by Shamdat Zainudheen.
Santosh Sivan is a well-known cinematographer and he has directed and produced a few films as well. He has wielded the megaphone for films like Malli, Urumi, The Terrorist, Asoka, Ceylon and Double Barrel and there is talk that he may go on to direct Kunjali Marakkar in the near future. There are some unconfirmed reports that Mammootty may be roped in to play the lead role in this flick.
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