This has got to be the most interesting news in recent times. If reports are to be believed, Mammootty and Rajinikanth is reuniting ! Yes, after 26 years, The two superstars are coming together again but that’s not all. The two will make their debut in Marathi film – Pasayaadan. Believe it or not, that’s happening! Balkrishna Surve, the one helming the project has brought Rajinikanth on board. As per reports the film is expected to go on floors in February. Interestingly the film will mark Deepak Bhave’s debut. Previously, he was one of the co-writers of the film Idak, that was screened at IFFI this year. He was hugely praised for his unique story. Now this is a collaboration, we are super excited about!
26 years ago, they had come together for Mani Ratnam’s film – Thalapathy, The film was reportedly based on the friendship Duryodhana and Karna shared in Mahabharata. The movie also starred Shobana in the lead. Initially, in the movie Rajinikanth was to die but after hearing of rumours of his on screen, his fans created a ruckus. That’s when the makers decided to create two different endings to suit their sensibilities. The film was declared a critical and commercial success.
In other news, Mammootty ‘s first look of Bilal was finally out, this is a sequel to the 2007 film Big B. This film will be directed by Amal Neerad. Duquer Salmaan who happens to be Mammootty’s son revealed the first look. As for Rajinikanth, he has two films coming up – Shankar’s 2.0 that also stars Akshay Kumar, Amy Jackson in lead roles and Pa Ranjith’s Kari Kaalan where he plays Tamil don from Dharavi.