fter the super hit Johnny Walker (1992), superstar Mammootty is all set to act in a film to be directed by National Award winning filmmaker Jayaraj. Reports say this untitled film will be scripted by scenarist-director Renjith, who recently donned the lead role in Jayaraj’s Gulmohar. More details about the project are still awaited.
Interestingly, Mammootty’s first film with Jayaraj Johnny Walkerwas also scripted by Renjith. After an impressive opening, Johnny Walker failed to become a big hit, but was noted for its technical finesse and stylistic workouts.
Renjith has scripted over 35 films, including Devasuram, which turned him into a top-notch scriptwriter. But recently, he was going through turbulent times following flops like Prajapathy, Chandrotsavam and Rock N Roll.
Meanwhile, Mammootty’s upcoming Love In singapore, presenting him as ‘Aakry Machu’, a man who rose to financial heights after starting his life as a scrap dealer, is expected to hit theatres by the last week of January. Tamil/ Telugu actor Navneet Kaur is the heroine. The film is produced by MHM Films.