Shaji Kailas will direct Suresh Gopi
after the upcoming Mammootty-Mohanlal movie, penned by
Ranjith-Renji Panicker duo. The director announced his future plans
in a recent interview given to a famous Malayalam daily. Shaji
Kailas revealed that director-writer B
Unnikrishnan is working on a script for his upcoming Suresh
Suresh Gopi and Shaji Kailas had earlier
worked together for the blockbuster movies Ekalavyan,
Commissioner, Chinthamani Kolacaseetc. The duo last teamed up for The King and The
Commissioner, the joint spin-off of the popular movies
The King and The Commissioner.
The movie, which also had Mammootty in the
lead role, was an average grosser in the box office and received
mixed reviews from the audience and critics.
Shaji Kailas’s last few
Madirasi and Ginger failed to do well
in the box office. The director was highly criticized for his
directorial venture Simhasanam, for copying the
thread of popular movies Naduvazhikal, Aaram
The director, who was going through a low
phase in his career with consecutive flops, is all set to make a
comeback with the much anticipated Mammootty-Mohanlal starrer.
Reportedly, Mohanlal has already committed to play the lead role in
the movie; but Mammootty is yet sign the project.