Superstar Mammootty's much anticipated Malayalam movie August
15, which has been delayed for long time, is finally hitting
the thetres across the country. The much-hyped action flick has
been directed by Shaji Kailas and produced by M Mani. It is now
scheduled to release in 150 theatres on March 24.
The film August 15 is a sequel to the 1988 film
August 1 and SN Swamy, who had written story for the
original, has penned the script for it too. The film is all about
an investigation into an attempt of assassination on the Chief
Minister of Kerala on the 15th of August, the Independence Day of
Mammootty is playing Crime Branch officer Perumal in August
15. Actress Meghana Raj is essaying the role of a Cyber Cell
officer, while Swetha Menon appears as a doctor. Siddique, Madhu,
Lalu Alex, Saikumar, Nedumudi Venu, Balachandran Chullikkadu,
Thalaivasal Vijay, Biju Pappan are in other star cast.
However, August 15 was earlier slated to release on
December 25 and later it was postponed to January 26. But it again
got delayed for some unknown reason. Now, sources claim that since
assembly elections are going on in Kerala, it is expected to make
huge impact on the audience.