Mohanlal has a slew of projects lined up for this year. He is currently shooting in Hyderabad for ‘Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham’. Shoot for his portions are expected to be over by April. After that he will start shooting for ‘Ittymaani Made In China’, which is to be directed by debutants Jibi and Joju. If things turn out as per plans, the movie will go on floors by April itself. After the completion of ‘Ittymaani’, Mohanlal will be joining with director Siddique for ‘Big Brother’, which is scheduled to start rolling in June.
According to trustworthy reports, ‘Ittyamani Made in China’ will be an out and out comedy entertainer. Mohanlal will be speaking in Thrissur accent in the film. Interestingly, it is after three long decades that the actor will speaking in this particular slang. Last time, he played a typical Thrissur native was in Padmarajan’s cult-classic, ‘Thoovanathumbikal’. Mohanlal’s performance and his delightful dialogue delivery in the movie is still fresh among the Malayali audience.
Antony Perumbavoor is producing ‘Ittymaani’ under the banner of Aashirvad Cinemas. More details are expected to be revealed shortly.