Thiruvananthapuram: Malayalam Superstar Mohanlal has already teamed up with ace director Priyadarshan for 30 movies in Malayalam, Tamil and Hindi. Now, the actor is once again set to work with the filmmaker in his upcoming Mollywood film Gitanjali, which will be a spinoff of biggest hit flick Manichithrathazhu.
Mohanlal is said to be once again playing psychiatrist Dr Sunny Joseph, which he had essayed in 20 years ago in Manichithrathazhu. Currently, Priyadarshan is busy working on the script of the movie with Dennis Joseph and he is expected to announce the cast and crew details soon. If we are to go by the buzz in the Mollywood, Innocent, Madhu, Siddique, Ganesh Kumar will appear in supporting cast.
Reports suggest that Priyadarshan has planned to hold 90% of the shooting of the film Gitanjali in Trivandrum, where the Mohanlal-Priyan duo canned their first film Thiranottam. Some portions of the movie will also be shot in Dubai and New Delhi. The shooting is set to start in Trivandrum on July 5.
Priyadarshan is yet to finalise the female lead for the movie Gitanjali. But a source from the production team claims that along with Mohanlan, he has shortlisted a few actresses from the Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi film industries. They are expected to finalise one of them and announce it within the a couple of weeks.