Mammootty is one such star who is loved by one and all, in the industry. There is a unique factor that makes him different from other stars and that is the immense amount of faith that he places on his directors.
Recently, in an interview given to South Live, popular director
Johny Antony opened up about his views on Mammootty. The actor will
be seen in the director's upcoming film Thoppil
The director has worked with Mammootty in four films, so far.
They first joined hands for Thuruppugulan, that released
in the year 2004. Later, they worked together in films like
Pattanathil Bhootham, Thappana and the upcoming film
Johny Antony stated that unlike the other stars, Mammootty is
not reluctant to give dates to directors, even if their previous
associations have turned out to be flops. The director pointed out
the following instance as an example.
Ee Pattanathil Bhootham, which had Mammootty in the
lead role was a box office flop. And after the failure, the
director was a bit reluctant to face Mammootty. But, during an
event, when the actor met the director, the former came forward and
asked the director to come up with a new story, to work together
The duo's Thoppil Joppan will have Mammootty in the role of an Achayan. The movie is expected to hit the theatres on October 7, 2016.