Known for his powerful performances, Mollywood superstar Mammootty carries a repertoire of as many as 300 films. Despite so many films in his credit, the superstar has once again managed to leave fans and audiences surprised with his new avatar in the magnum opus Mamangam. Makers of the film released the first look of the M Padmakumar directorial and we got a sneak peek into the warrior avatar of Mammukka from the film.
Source close to Mammootty claim that the three time National Award Winner is all set to bring to us the biggest film of his life. Let us tell you that Mamangam is based on a true story that is based on a festival by the same and Mammootty will be seen playing a mysterious character with multiple looks in the film.
Coming to Mamangam, it was a religious festival which was held once in 12 years at Thirunavaya, on the banks of Bharatapuzha in Kerala. For 280 years fierce battles were waged by a few men against a mighty king during Mamangam. Set against the backdrop of 1695, the film will showcase a story of one great real hero and one glorious unknown hero.
The film is considered to be one of the biggest and most expensive movies made in Malayalam cinema. Furthermore, it is expected to showcase a wide action sequence of Kalaripayattu, the Indian martial art and the oldest martial art in the world from the land of its origin and the action sequences are choreographed by Sham Kaushal.
Along with Mammootty, the film also stars Achutan, Sudev Nair, Sidhique, Unnimukundan, Suresh Krishna and Manikkuttan. Mamangam is produced by Venu Kunnappilly of Kavya Films. The film is slated to release in the last quarter of 2019. This is the first Malayalam film to be released in four languages which includes Tamil, Telugu and Hindi.