Veteran Malayalam actor Mammootty is all set to appear as a police cop in his upcoming movie Kannur Squad.
In the film, Mammootty plays the role of George Martin, an assistant sub-inspector who embarks on a journey searching for a criminal gang.
A cop thriller directed by debutant Roby Varghese Raj, it managed to create a buzz among movie buffs after its trailer release.
The trailer gives some intense moments to the fans and audiences.
Interestingly, in the 2019-released Unda (Bullet), Mammootty delivered a subtle performance as sub-inspector Manigandan who travels to Chhattisgarh with a team of police to oversee security during the elections.
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Mammootty’s Mammootty Kampany banner is bankrolling Kannur Squad. It is distributed by Wayfarer Productions.
The actor revealed the release date of the flick on social media on Thursday, 21 September. The movie has been censored with a U/A certificate.
Kannur Squad has been shot in different locations, including the famous Maharaja’s College in Ernakulam. Incidentally, the actor is an alumnus of the college.
Earlier, as part of film promotions, he posted a video of his visit to the college.
The movie has an ensemble cast of Kishore, Vijayaraghavan, Rony David Raj, Azeez Nedumangad, Shabareesh Varma, Sarath Sabha, and Sunny Wayne.
Muhammad Shafi and Rony David Raj are the scriptwriters. Rahil is the cinematographer. Praveen Prabhakar is the editor.
Sushin Shyam is the music director. He earlier scored the music for Mammootty’s Bheeshma Parvam (2022) and Romancham (2023).
Mammootty will be next seen in Bazooka directed by debutant Deen Dennis.
The actor will then work for Bheesma Parvam director Amal Neerad for Bilal, the sequel of their cult movie Big B (2007).
For Bramayugam, a horror thriller, the veteran actor is joining hands with young actor Rahul Sadasivan whose previous film Bhoothakaalam (2022) received rave reviews.