Jayaram starrer Grand Father movie had a colourful starting in the presence of Great M’s of Malayalam Film industry. Movie is directed by Aneesh Anwar. Along with Mohanlal and Mammotty, many people from industry was there for the pooja ceremony.
Earlier, in a Facebook post, the film’s lead star Jayaram himself revealed that Mammootty and Mohanlal will be the chief guests at this event. Movie is planned for next year April release. Divya Pillai and Surabhi Santhosh will share screen with Jayaram.
The star row includes Senthil Krishna, Soubin Shahir, Baburaj, Baiju Santhosh, Vijayaraghavan, Sharafuddin, Dharmajan Bolgatty, Dileesh Pothen, Sajan Palluruthy, Sunil Suhara, Asha Aravind, Johny Antony, Hareesh Kanaran, Jaffer Idukki and Mallika Sukumaran. Shani Kader penned the script for the Grand Father movie.
Sameer Haq will be handling cinematography and Vishnu Mohan Sithara roped in for music composition. Sahas Bala handles art direction. Haseeb Haneef, Manju Badsha together with Aji Medayil under the banner Achicha Cinema will bankroll the Grand Father movie.
Jayaram in the pooja event said:” In the past 30 years of my career, I have been part of many movies and poojas, but this occasion is really a dream come true. The two veterans of the industry, whom I admire and respect came together to support me like they always have. I can’t thank them enough for agreeing to it, the moment they got my text message”.
“This is for the first time that I am at a pooja function that’s so packed with people. Usually, only the crew members of the film make it to such events, but here, I can see almost the whole industry. That’s rare, yet wonderful.”, said Mammotty.
Mohanlal gave all wishes for the team, “Let this be a great start for this project”. First time in his career, Jayaram plays the role of a grandpa in the movie.