Mammootty has always been in the forefront in encouraging and supporting newcomers and his latest effort in this direction will see a new director marking his debut. G Marthandan, who has worked with Shafique, Anwar Rasheed and Lal as assistant, is being given the job of directing “Mudiyanaya Puthran”.
film will be produced by Faizal Alappuzha under the banner of Appachu Films. Benny Nayarambalam will write the screenplay and the shooting is scheduled to start early next year. Before that, Mammooty has to complete his roles in Anoop Kannan’s “Jawan of Vellimala” and Pramod Payyanur’s “Balyakalasakhi”, both being directed by necomers.