Check out this picture where Mammootty turns as a rickshawala. Though he is a big star, the actor chooses roles which are very simple and attract a common man. Mammootty, who is in Kolkata presently, is busy with the shooting of his movie Balyakalasakhi. Isha Talwar plays the female lead in this movie.
Balyakalsakhi is directed by Pramod Payyannur, and is based on the novel 'Balyakalaskhi' written by Muhammed Basheer. It tells a love story between two people Majeed and Suhara. Mammootty plays the role of Majeed, while Isha Talwar is seen as Suhara. Mammootty is seen playing dual roles in the film. He plays the role of Majeed as well as his father.
Another interesting factor to be noticed is that actress Meena will be essaying the role of Mammootty's mother in this film. She will play Majeed's mother. She is also essaying the role of Mohanlal's wife in the upcoming movie Drishyam.
The shooting of Balyakalsakhi is progressing in Kolkata. The city will showcase Mammootty's character Majeed's wanderlust after his fight with father about his love for Suhra. The crew will be shooting there for about a month and will have locations including Victoria Memorial and Chhote Lal Ghat.
Meanwhile, Mammootty has completed the shooting of his movie Ithu Veroral, directed by VK Prakash. Pallavi Chandran plays the female lead in this movie.