In 2019, Malayalam star actor Mammootty scored his career's biggest hit with Madhura Raja. This commercial entertainer was one of the biggest hits in Malayalam in 2019. Apart from that, he acted in critically acclaimed films like Yatra, Peranbu, and Unda, in the very same year. On the whole, 2019 has turned out to be a fruitful year for the actor.
Now, he is all set to kickstart 2020 with a bang. The actor's upcoming film Shylock has confirmed its arrival on the 23rd of this month. The makers are planning to cash-in on the advantage of Republic Day weekend. This is one of the biggest films in Mammootty's career.
Shylock is being directed by Ajay Vasudev, who earlier made films Rajadhi Raja and Masterpiece with Mammootty. Now, the duo is teaming up once again to score a hat-trick. Senior actress Meena is playing the female lead in the movie. Tamil actor Raj Kiran is making his Malayalam debut in this film. Gopi Sunder is composing the music and Joby George is bankrolling this movie.
Shylock is an antagonist's name is William Shakespeare's play, The Merchant of Venice. Going by it, we might see Mammootty in a negatively shaded role in this movie. To know that, we have to wait until the release.