August 15 Synopsis

August 15 has been directed by Shaji Kailas, written by S. N. Swami, and produced by M. Mani. It stars Megastar Mammootty in the lead role. The film is a sequel to the 1988 bumper hit film August 1 that was directed by Sibi Malayil and written by S. N. Swami. Mammootty had played Perumal in the film, the hotshot cop who saved the Chief Minister from being assassinated. Mammootty would plays the character of the Crime Branch officer Perumal once again in 'August 15', and this time around, he would investigate into another assassination attempt on the Chief Minister of Kerala, this time on the 15th of August, the Independence Day of India. Lalu Alex, Siddiq, Thalaivasal Vijay, Biju Pappan, Balachandran Chullikad, Meghana Raj, Swetha Menon would offer support. Meghna plays a Cyber Cell officer, while Swetha plays a doctor, both of whom support Perumal in his investigations. 'August 15' would be Mammootty's first release f the year and is eagerly expected by fans to be another blockbuster. The film is scheduled to be released on February 10, 2011.