The much-loved and legendary Mammootty is beyond any doubt one of the most decorated names in the history of Malayalam cinema. During his highly impressive career that spans over four decades, the National award winner has won the love of fans courtesy his dashing personality, effective performances and tremendous range as an actor. Moreover, over the years, he has been a part of several popular films and proved that he is a crucial part of the Malayalam film industry.
Now, there is some terrific news for his fans. As it so happens, the first look poster of his highly ambitions YSR biopic Yatra has been released and it is quite effective. In it, the veteran actor can be seen in a desi look which he dies full justice to. His regal and confident body language does full justice to the former Andhra CM’s grand image. Yatra is slated to go on the floors soon.
In case you did not know, YSR was one of AP’s biggest mass leaders and shared a strong bond with the public. As such, it will be worth watching whether Yatra does justice to his life story. The film will be directed by Anando Brahma and will be shot on a an impressive budget.
“Yes, Mammootty sir has agreed to do the lead role. The film will be made on a lavish scale and a lot of homework will go into it. I’ll be meeting Mammootty sir soon and we will work on the characterisation together,” the director had told a leading daily.
Interestingly, it has also been reported/rumoured that Nayanthara will be playing Mammootty’s wife while Suriya will be essaying a character based on YSR’s son Jagan. Previously, the director had dismissed these rumours and said that nothing has been finalised.
“No! Those rumours are completely false. We haven’t approached anybody else yet. So far, my sole focus till date was on getting the right actor for the lead role. Now that it’s been finalised, I will work on the rest of the cast,” he had added.
Did you like the first look of Yatra? Comments, please!