Veteran actors Jayasurya and Kalabhavan Mani have been signed to play pivotal roles in the upcoming Mammootty starrer Parunthu being directed by M. Padmakumar and scripted by T.A. Razaaq. Paraunthu will have Mammootty playing the role of a private financier named Gillete Purushotam. Last year, Kalabhavan Mani shared screen space with Mammootty in two films, Nasrani and Mission 90 Days. Both Kalabhavan Mani and Jayasurya will also be sharing screen space with Mammootty in the upcoming Twenty:20.