Padmakumar made his debut as a director with Ammakilikoodu
and later directed films like Vargam and
Vasthavam, all of which fetched good responses at the box
Padmakumar will now direct two new films with Malayalam
superstars Mohanlal and Mammootty. In one film, Mammootty plays the
role of 'Gillete' Purushotam, a financier who works only for money.
Sneha plays the female lead.
He will also be directing Mohanlal in a new film, scripted by
Renjith. Padmakumar was also supposed to direct another Mammootty
starrer, Theepety Chandran, which has been postponed and
is expected to begin production only by the year end.