Mammootty, the actor who is on a high with
the success of his latest flick Fireman, is all set for a second innings
in the Tamil movie industry. The actor will play the lead role in
the upcoming movie directed by National award winning director
Ram, who has earlier
directed the movies Kattradhu Thamizh and Thanga
Mammootty ventured into Tamil industry in 2010, with T Aravind's
Vandematharam. The actor played Gopikrishnan, a tough
police officer, in the movie which was an out-and-out action
thriller. Vandematharam, which also had popular actor
Arjun in the lead role; was a box office disaster.
The actor made his Tamil movie debut with popular Malayalam
director K Madhu's Tamil venture Mounam Sammatham. The
achieved stardom in the industry with Azhagan, directed by
veteran director K Balachandar and Mani Ratnam's Thalapathi,
in which he shared screen with superstar Rajnikanth.
It is the fourth directorial venture of Ram, who made a mark in
the industry with his acclaimed movies. He is currently working on
his upcoming movie Taramani, which will Andrea Jeremiah in
the central role.
If things fall in place, the filming of the Mammootty starrer
will start by the month of June. Director Ram himself pens the
script for the movie. Yuvan Shankar Raja will compose the music.
The title of the movie, rest of the cast & crew and further
details of the movie are yet to be revealed.