Director Pramod Pappan's big budget film Musafir, starring Rahman and Mamta Mohandas in the lead, is expected to grace theatres in December, 2008. The entire shooting is scheduled to be completed within November.
Rahman, who made a comeback to Malayalam with Black starring Mammootty, is doing a single hero role in Malayalam after a long period. After a while, Mamta Mohandas also returns to Malayalam as heroine through Musafir, produced by Suneer Hamsa under the banner of Indis Creations.
National Award winning actress and dancer Shobana will appear in a cameo role in Musafir. The makers said that Bala has an equally important role in this film being shot in Dubai, London and Cyprus. The screenplay is based on a story written by Suneer Hamza.
The film is planned as a musical action thriller with six songs. Ouseppachen, M.G. Radhakrishnan, Shahbas Aman and Balabhasker are the music directors. Dialogues are by Babu Janardhanan. Yousaf Lensman handles the camera. Rahman will join the sets of Viji Thamby's new film Suspense after Musafir.