Mammootty, the megastar is all set to team up with the young director Lijo Jose Pellissery, soon. Recently Lijo confirmed that Mammootty has signed the project, through his official Facebook page.
The movie, which is produced by Vijay Babu and Sandra Thomas under the banners Friday Film House and Carnival Motion Pictures, is scripted by PF Mathews. The team is yet to fix the title of the project.
Details regarding the female lead, rest of the star cast, and technical crew are expected to be revealed soon. It is Mammootty's first association with Lijo Pellissery and Friday Film House.
Lijo Jose Pellissery, who is the son of late actor Jose Pellissery, made his directorial debut with Nayakan in 2010. He rose to fame with Amen, which had Fahadh Faasil and Indrajith in the lead roles.
The director's last outing Double Barrel, was a commercial failure; but the movie has been considered as one of the path-breaking films of Malayalam industry. He has also tried a hand at acting, with some recent films.
Lijo Jose Pellissery is associating with a senior like Mammootty, for the first time in his career. The megastar is expected to join Lijo's project, after he completes the filming of Kasaba.