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Mammooty Set for Maamaankam; Calls it His Best Role

Thiruvananthapuram: Megastar Mammooty is all set for another character from Kerala history. After a 12-year research, debutant Sanjeev Pillai will be directing the big budget movie titled ‘ Maamaankam ’, and it would tell the story set in the 17th century.

Mammooty, in his latest Facebook post, said the character he plays in the movie, would among the best he has played. Sanjeev Pillai has written the story.

The National Award winning actor also expressed his gratitude towards Navodaya for granting permission to use the title ‘Maamaankam’. The movie is being bankrolled by Venu Kunnampalli.

Navodaya Appachan had produced and directed the movie ‘Maamaankam’ staring Prem Nazir way back in 1979. It was one of the big budget flicks made during that time.