playing director Udayabhanu in the Roshan Andrews-directed
Udayananu Tharam, which gave this megastar's career a
timely boost in 2005, Mohanlal is once again taking the director's
megaphone on-screen in Pakal Nakshatrangal directed by
Rajeev Nath, an offbeat filmmaker who made yesteryear hits Janani
Set in the backdrop of cinema, Pakal Nakshatrangal
tells the story of a script writer-director named Siddharthan
getting entangled in a murder, while writing a murder mystery. One
of the highlights of the movie is that Sureshgopi is also playing a
cameo in this film. Mohanlal plays Siddharthan; Suresh Gopi's
onscreen name is Vaidhyanath.
The film has
Murali, Anoop Menon, Nedumudi Venu, Jagathi Sreekumar, Maniyan
Pillai Raju, Arun, Sindhu Menon, Sukumari and Surabhi. It has
started rolling in Thiruvananthapuram. The script of Pakal
Naksthrangal is by Anoop Menon and camera is by Shyam Dutt.
The shooting will also take place in Mumbai.