Director V.M. Vinu's Makante Achan, starring renowned actor Sreenivasan and his only son Vineeth Sreenivasan together for the first time, will be released in January 22, 2009. Earlier, it was expected to grace theatres on January 23. Makante Achan, which is said to be a typical Sreenivasan film set in a lower middle class family, is made by prestigious production house Seven Arts, makers of the recent Rajinikanth starrer Kuselan.
Another highlight of the film is that superstar Sureshgopi will appear in a cameo role towards the climax. Jagathy plays a fake sanyasi who runs an ashram. After a long time, veteran actresses Suhasini and Nadiya Moidu make a comeback to Malayalam with this film, which also has Thilakan, Jagathy Sreekumar and Salimkumar in major roles.
Makante Achan is expected to be a light-hearted comedy with some family sentiments. It revolves around a nuclear family consisting of a Village Officer Viswanathan (Sreenivasan), wife Hema (Suhasini) and their only son Manu (Vineeth Sreenivasan). The camera is by Manoj Pilllai. Story, script and dialogues are by Samjad Narayanan. Lyrics are by Anil Panachooraan and music by M. Jayachandran.