Mammootty starrer upcoming romantic drama White has started rolling in London. The movie, which is written and directed by Uday Ananthan, will mark the Malayalam movie debut of popular Bollywood actress Huma Qureshi.
As per the reports, Mammootty is playing Prakash Roy, a middle-aged banker who lives in London. Prakash is a widower, who leads a lonely life after his wife's demise. Things turn upside down when he falls in love with a much-younger woman.
Hume Qureshi is essaying Prakash's lady love, Roshni Menon. She was roped in for the role upon the insistence of Mammootty, who has watched her Bollywood films. Earlier, Trisha Krishnan was also considered for the role.
Meera Nandan, the actress who is currently on a break from films, will make a comeback with White. The actress went on a break, to pursue a radio career. Meera is playing Nisha, an IT professional who works in London.
Mammootty is said to be playing the first ever out-and-out romantic role in his career, in the movie. Even though the mega star has acted in almost 400 films in a career span of 36 years, he has a very few love stories to his credit.
White is co-written by Nandini Valsan and Praveen Balakrishnan. Rahul Raj composes the music. Ganesh Menon handles the cinematography. The movie is produced by the popular banner Eros International.