Mammootty played the lead in director Lal Jose’s debut film, Oru Maravathoor Kanavu. The two teamed up later in Pattalam and also in the director’s short film, Puramkazhchakal, in the10-film Kerala Café anthology.
Now, Mammootty plays the role of a ‘Chavittu Natakam’ artiste, who works in a publishing house for a living, in Jose’s film Emmanuel.
The cast also includes Fahadh Faasil, Mukesh, Nedumudi Venu, Salim Kumar and Aparna Nair.
Reenu Mathews makes her debut as an actor, playing Mammootty’s wife in the film.
Cinematography is by Pradeep Nair and Afsal Yusuf scores the music. Vijeesh has scripted the film.
Emmanuel is being produced under the banner of Cyn Cyl Celluloid.