Munnariyippu, the Mammootty starrer
cult-classic movie, directed by Venu has entered the prestigious Moscow
International Film Festival, in the official category. The film
festival has the Asian category as well.
The movie was one of the biggest critical successes of 2014 and
managed to perform well at the box office. Munnariyippu
was also selected for the Indian Panorama of International Film
Festival of India of 2014.
Apart from that, Munnariyippu was also chosen for
various prestigious film festivals, including Chicago International
Film Festival. The movie also managed to grab several awards from
various film award ceremonies, especially in the Best Actor
Munnariyippu was a great comeback for Mammootty, who
was going through a low phase in his career with 24 consecutive box
office flops; except Immanuel. The movie is the second
venture of Venu, who made his directorial debut with
Aparna Gopinath essayed the female
lead in the movie. The actress was highly praised for her brilliant
performance as the journalist Anjali Arakkal. Prithviraj made a
cameo appearance as Anjali's fiance in the movie.
The star cast included Renji Panicker, Prathap Pothen, Nedumudi
Venu, Master Minon, Joy Mathew, VK Sreeraman, Saiju Kurup,
Parvathi, Kochu Preman, Muthumani etc. The movie is produced by
the banner Gold Coin Motion Pictures.