Mammootty and Rajinikanth have teamed up for just one movie so far and that was the Mani Ratnam movie Thalapathy, which had hit the theatres in the year 1991. The film, which was rich in performances had both Mammootty and Rajinikanth in top form and their onscreen combo was much appreciated by the audiences and the critics. Ever since then, another film from Mammootty-Rajinikanth team has been in the wishlist of the Malayalam and Tamil film audiences alike.
Both Mammootty and Rajinikanth are busy with their works in Malayalam and Tamil respectively. Rajinikanth is gearing up for the big release of his next venture Kaala, the trailer of which was released to a grand reception recently. Initially, certain reports had surfaced that this upcoming Rajinikanth starrer will mark the reunion of Mammootty and Rajinikanth after a gap of above 25 years and thus leaving the audiences excited to know more about the same.
The rumours denied to die down and reports also surfaced regarding Mammootty's cameo role in the movie. Reports surfaced that Mammootty might be seen playing the role of BR Ambedkar in this upcoming Rajinikanth starrer.
What's The Truth?
According to the latest reports, it has been revealed that Mammootty is not a part of the project but was indeed approached for a role in Kaala. Pa. Ranjith, the director of the movie has spoken about the same.
Mammootty Was Approached..
According to the reports, the film-maker has revealed that during the initial stages of the works of Kaala, Mammootty was approached by the team for an important role but the discussions didn't go ahead. He also added that he would really love to work with a Megastar like Mammootty but that didn't happen in Kaala.
Mammootty In Tamil..
Meanwhile, Mammootty has another Tamil movie in the offing, which is high on expectations. He will be seen essaying the lead role in Peranbu, directed by Raam. The film has already fetched a lot of laurels in film festivals and is being awaited by all of his fans.