Mammootty is all set to team up with Amala Paul, for the first time. Reportedly, Amala has been roped in to play the female lead opposite Mammootty, in Johny Antony's next.
According to the sources, the movie which has been titled as
Thoppil Joppan, will have the megastar in the title role
Joppan. Interestingly, Joppan will be yet another 'achaayan'
character from Mammootty.
Thoppil Joppan is a comeback movie for director Johny
Antony, who is going through a low phase in his career. The movie
is scripted by Nishad Koya, who penned the blockbuster movie
Johny has earlier directed Mammootty in some popular movies,
including Thuruppugulan and Thappana. The
director's last outing, Bhaiyya Bhaiyya had miserably
failedto impress the audiences.
Mammootty is expected to join Thoppil Joppan, after
completing the Nithin Panicker'sKasaba and Lijo
Pellissery's next. The movie will be shot at the various locations
of Pala, Wagamon, and Thodupuzha.
Amala Paul, on the other hand, is planning for a track change in her career with some different roles. She was last seen in Malayalam, in the Joshiy directed Mohanlal movie Lailaa O Lailaa.