Malayalam superstar Mammotty films Kaiyoppu and Ore Kadal have been selected for the Indian Panorama section at the International Film Festival, which is to be held in Goa. There are 5 Malayalam films inclusive of Ore Kadal and Kaiyoppu, which have selected for screening in the festival under feature film category. Shyamaprasad has directed Ore Kadal. Meera Jasmine plays in the female lead. Khushboo plays as Mammootty's pair in Kaiyoppu, which has been directed by Renjith.
After hearing the news, Mammotty said: "It gives me immense pleasure and excitement. I have always believed that hard work will earn its rewards. And the real icing on the cake is that my film Ore Kadal has been selected as the opening film of the festival. Thanks to my director..." The other Malayalam films that have made it to the list include Lenin Rajendran's Ratri Mazha, Adoor Gopalakrishnan's Naalu Pennungal and Babu Thiruvalla's Thaniya.