Actor Unni Mukundan approached the Kochi city police and filed a complaint against a woman who, he says, has been threatening and blackmailing him. The actor, in his complaint, has stated that the woman approached him to narrate a story but Unni Mukundan sent her away since she did not have a complete story. However, few days later he was being contacted by that woman and was being blackmailed and forced to marry her accusing him of rape. And after few days, a man called on behalf of the woman stating he is the advocate and stated that there will be legal action taken against Unni. The actor had filed a complaint with the Ottappalam police station but was later the case was transferred to Cheranelloor police station, according to a report in DC.
Unni Mukundan also claimed that the woman has been contacting him over the phone and has been threatening him to marry her, and accused him of rape. The advocate, who called on behalf of the woman, asked Unni Mukundan to either marry the woman or pay a compensation of INR 25 lakhs. The incident in this case, Unni said, happened in August this year and he was being harassed since then. Further details regarding the case are yet to be revealed by the police officials, who are currently investigating the case. No arrest have been made in the case so far, according to latest reports.
Unni Mukundan, with the number of films under his belt, will be a busy man in 2018. And with the kinds of films he is signing, looks like there will be no looking back for this actor. Unni was last seen in Tharangam in which he played a brief role. And he will also be seen in Mammootty’s ‘Masterpiece’ which will be an important role. And now, according to latest reports, Unni Mukundan will collaborate with Kanna Thamarakulam again for an action film titled ‘Chanakya Thanthram’. Unni and Kanna had earlier worked together on ‘Achayans’ which was a superhit in Malayalam cinema.
“He appears as one who takes on the enemy side with calculated moves resembling those of Chanakya. It is a big-budget movie we are planning,” director Kannan was quoted as saying by a report in DC. ‘Chanakya Thanthram’ will have a huge star cast which includes Shivada, Sruthi Ramachandran, Sai Kumar, Ramesh Pisharody, Hareesh Kanaran, Dharmajan Bolgatty, Sambath, Jayan Cherthala, Sohan Seenulal, Dracula Sudheer, Muhammed Faisal, Arun and Niyas.
Unni Mukundan also has the Telugu film ‘Bhagamathiee’ starring Anushka Shetty which is slated to be released in January 2018. Unni is said to be playing an important role in the film which will have Anushka Shetty in the lead role. Directed by G.Ashok, ‘Bhagamathiee’ will be Unni Mukundan’s second straight Telugu film after having acted previously in Jr NTR’s Janatha Garage.
Unni also has ‘Clint’ that is being directed by Harikumar. The film is based on the life of child prodigy Clint Edmund Joseph who has made more than 30,000 paintings and unfortunately passed away just before he turned seven years old.
Unni Mukundan is playing the role of Clint’s father and Rima Kallingal is playing the role of his mother. Recent reports suggest that Mukundan is sporting a look of Ravanan in a specific episode in the film. The director says that to portray the pain what a father goes through when his child dies, they adapted the sequence from Ramayana where Ravanan experiences similar pain when his son Meghanaad is killed in a war. Sources say that the director and Unni Mukundan have done some extensive research to decide on the final look of Ravana. The makers are trying to keep Unni Mukundan’s a secret so that it becomes a highlight for the film.
The film also has Joy Mathew, Vinay Forrt, KPAC Lalitha, Renji Panicker and Salim Kumar essaying very prominent characters. Interestingly, Clint’s real life parents too will be seen in the film in very important roles. Major portion of the shoot has been completed and the makers are planning to release it in the month of July 2017. The film is bankrolled by Gokulam Gopalan. The songs in the film are being rendered by maestro Ilayaraaja.