Mammootty is the dream actor of every scenarist: says scenarist-director Renji Panicker. The screenwriter opened up about his favourite actor in a recent talk show. Renji Panicker remarks that there was no other choice for the iconic role Thevalliparambil Joseph Alex IAS from the movie The King, other than Mammootty.
Renji Panicker also stated that Mammootty is highly dedicated towards the character he plays, and will go to any extend to make the role perfect. The scenarist was in all praise for the actor and feels that Mammootty's biggest plus point is his peculiar voice.
Renji Panicker has penned Mammootty's blockbuster movies The King, Dubai, The King And The Commissioner etc. He has also directed Mammootty in his second directorial venture Roudram, which was also penned by himself. The writer will soon associate with Mammootty, for the upcoming Mamootty-Mohanlal starrer, directed by Shaji Kailas.
Renji Panicker made his acting debut with Jude Anthony directed Om Shanti Oshana. Nowadays, he is very active in movies as an actor and earned highly positive reviews for his portrayal of the antagonist Valiyasseri Kutti Shankaran, in the recently released movie Njaan, in which Dulquer Salmaan plays the lead. He has shared screen with Mammootty in the acclaimed movie Munnariyippu.