Initially there were eight films fighting it out for releasing centres, this weekend. By Friday, the number of releases have come down to three.
Here are the three big Malayalam releases of April 27.
Uncle: Mammootty plays Joy Mathew’s friend in Uncle. He is known for some of his weaknesses and things take a surprising turn when the “Uncle” has to travel with his friend’s daughter on a long drive.
Joy Mathew, who has directed the award winning movie Shutter, has scripted Uncle. Girish Damodar is the producer. Mammootty has sung a song for this film. Bijibal is the music director.
Aravindante Adhithikal: Director M Mohanan has managed a casting coup of sorts with Sreenivasan and son Vineeth Sreenivasan in the lead cast. Nikhila Vimal, who was launched as a heroine in Love 24 X 7 plays the female lead. Urvashi, Shanthi Krishna and Aju Varghese include the cast.
Thobama: The Premam team of Siju Wilson, Sharafudheen and Krishna Sankar play the lead roles in Mohsin Kassim’s Thobama. Alphonse Puthren, who directed Premam, is the co-producer. Rajesh Murugesan is the music director.