Mammootty to lead in Padmakumar's filmSep 25, 2007 NR
Mammootty is to play the lead role in Theepetty Chandran, to be directed by Padmakumar, who had earlier directed Ammakilikoodu, Vargam and Vaasthavam. To be scripted by T.A. Razack, Theepetty Chandran will be produced by Howley Pottoore under the banner of Dream Team Productions. The film will see Mammootty playing the role of an auto driver, who is haunted by a rather uncomfortable past.
A habitual drinker, Chandran is someone who frequents all the prominent bars of the town and creates lots of problems once he's had a couple of them under his belt. The film also focuses on another facet of the character - that of the father of a seven-year-old girl.
The cast also includes Innocent, Jagathy Sreekumar, Siddique, Sujatha, Mamookoya etc. The leading lady has not yet been fixed and shooting dates are yet to be announced. Theepetty Chandran will have cinematography by Manoj Pillai, lyrics by Vayalar Sharath Chandra Varma and music by Vidyasagar.
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