The Malayalam film Kuttyshranku, starring superstar Mammootty, is going to have a big release by the Reliance Big Pictures on July 23. Kuttyshranku has already been screened at various film festivals all over the world. In October 2009, the film was screened at Pusan International Film Festival and at the Mumbai film festival. Montreal World Film Festival screened the movie in September 2009 and again in November 2009, it was screened at the International Film Festival.
This is the first film where Mammootty has worked with Shaji N Karun, who started his career as a cinematographer. Later, Shaji turned director with the film Piravi in 1988, which went on to win the esteemed Camera d'Or - Mention d'honneur at the 1989 Cannes film festival.
Speaking on the release, Shaji said, “Numerous emotions and shades are layered in Kuttyshranku. And, these can be transformed into acting only by a superstar like Mammootty. I hope movie lovers all over the world appreciate this creative work."
Sanjeev Lamba, CEO Reliance BIG Pictures added, “We have always felt proud to be associated with meaningful cinema. We hope the gripping performance of Mammootty and the beautiful story of Kuttyshranku, can manage to mesmerize the viewers."
Mammootty plays the male lead and the film has the renowned actresses Padmapriya, Meena Kumari and Kamalinee Mukherjee in the female leads. Isaac Thomas has scored music for the film.
This is also a remarkable film in terms of the cinematography. It is the first time that a female cinematographer Anjuli Shukla, has shot for a Malayalam film. Shukla has earlier worked in films like Rarambh and Tahaan as the first Camera Assistant.
The films story deals with an unidentified body on the beach, which is claimed by three ladies.The storyline seems to be interesting but the fate of the film will be decided only after July 23.