Mammootty, the megastar is currently spending the lockdown time with is family. As per the reports, the senior actor will soon start filming for his upcoming projects once the lockdown comes to an end. If the latest reports are to be believed, Mammootty is planning to join the sets of CBI 5 once the lockdown ends.
CBI 5 is the fifth and supposedly last installment of the highly popular CBI Series that revolves around the celebrated character Sethurama Iyer, played by Mammootty. The megastar is all set to play Iyer, who is a supremely intelligent and kind officer of the Central Bureau of Investigation, in the K Madhu directorial.
To the uninitiated, CBI 5 is the tentative title of the project, and the makers are yet to finalise the actual title. The Mammootty, starrer is penned by the veteran scriptwriter SN Swamy, who penned all installments of the CBI Series. According to the scriptwriter SN Swamy, it took him almost 3 years to complete the screenplay of CBI 5.
As reported earlier, the post-production activities of the K Madhu directorial has been proceeding in full-swing amidst lockdown. Jakes Bejoy, the talented musician who made a mark with the soundtrack of the recent blockbuster Ayyappanum Koshiyum has been roped in to compose the music for the Mammootty starrer. The iconic CBI theme music which was originally composed by veteran musician Shyam will be retained in the fifth instalment as well.
According to the rumour mills, CBI 5 will be the final part of the CBI Series, which is one the most popular movie franchise ever made in the Malayalam cinema. Jagathy Sreekumar and Mukesh, who played the pivotal roles in the first 4 installments, might not be a part of the Mammootty starrer. Instead, the project will feature a fresh star cast, which includes the popular writer-director, turned actor Renji Panicker.