After the success of Kadal Kadannu Oru Mathukutty, Mammootty is back again with his next flick titled Kunjananthante Kada. Debutant Nyla Usha, a RJ from Dubai will be playing the female lead in the film. The movie is directed by the National Award winner Salim Ahamed, who shot to fame with the first film Adaminte Makan Abu, which surprised the entire film world with the number of recognitions it won at the national level. The official trailer of Kunjananthante Kada has been released.
Kunjananthante Kada is narrated in the backdrop of Kannur. It tells the story of a husband and wife who cannot tolerate each other and plan for a divorce. The movie also throws light on some socially relevant issues. Mammootty plays the role of a grocery owner in the film. Mammotty, who has experimented with various dialects of the language from Thiruvananthpuram to Thrissur, will be seen speaking the Kannur slang in this film.
Nyla Usha is making her debut with Kunjannathante Kada. She plays Mammootty's wife in the film, who works in a co-operative bank. The RJ turned actress has also signed another film Punyalan Agarbattis, starring Jayasurya in the lead.
Oscar-winning sound designer Resul Pookkutty will make a comeback to the Malayalam industry through this film. He will do sync sound for the film. He had done post production sound designing for Pazhassi Raja, re-designed and remixed the sound of Adaminte Makan Abu, when it was chosen as the Indian entry for Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film last year.
Other cast in the movie also includes Balachandra Menon, Salim Kumar, Siddique, Yavanika Gopalakrishnan, Master Navaneet and Baby Esther.