Mammootty to return to Telugu to play Akhil Akineni’s villain? The ‘agent’ is coming

Thiruvananthapuram, First Published Jul 2, 2021, 7:15 PM IST

After a gap of two years, it is reported that Mammootty is all set to act in a Telugu film again. According to national media reports, Mammootty will be seen in ‘Agency’, a new film directed by Surender Reddy. According to reports, Mammootty will be playing the lead role in the movie starring Akhil Akineni.

The agent will be in the Espanage thriller genre. According to reports, Akhil’s character was inspired by the character in the Hollywood action thriller film series ‘Bonnie’. The shooting of the movie starring newcomer Sakshi Vaidya will start this month in Hyderabad.

Mammootty’s last Telugu film was ‘Yathra’ released in 2019. Mammootty played the role of YSR in the film which portrayed the political career of YS Rajasekhara Reddy. In the 2004 assembly elections, the YSR Congress, which helped the Congress party, which was not in the picture, to come to power, won 1475 km. The film was based on a long walk. Written and directed by Mahi V Raghav. The film garnered a large audience.

Meanwhile, the Malayalam movie to be completed for Mammootty is ‘Bhishma Parvam’ directed by Amal Neerad. Amal Neerad-Mammootty movie, which is coming out 14 years after the release of Big B, is known to be one of the gangster drama genres. In the first look of the movie, Mammootty’s protagonist was in a getup with long beard and hair. Meanwhile, Kovid has stopped shooting for the film due to the situation. The schedule will resume only after the Kovid background changes.

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Last Updated Jul 2, 2021, 7:15 PM IST

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