Superstar Mammootty will reportedly act in a Malayalam romantic
tragedy, which would be an adaptation of Vaikom Muhammad Basheer's
best novel 'Balyakalasakhi'. Sources claim that the Mallu mega star
would play the character of the romantic hero Majeed in the
upcoming film, which would start shooting soon.
'Balyakalasakhi', which was first published in 1944, is one
among the best novels written by Vaikom Muhammad Basheer. The story
revolves around Majeed and Suhra, who are in love with each other
from childhood. Basheer himself has admitted that the story is
However, Mammootty has earlier acted in Adoor's
Mathilukal, which was based on Basheer's novel. Now, his
next movie Balyakalasakhi would be directed by debutant
Pramod Payyannur and produced under the banners of Living Arts and
Aesthes Media. Famous Ghazal singer Shahbaz Aman would compose the
music for the film.