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Radhika Apte in talks for Mohanlal-Lijo Jose Pellissery film?

The makers are reportedly planning to begin shooting in January

Published: 18th November 2022

As reported earlier, Mohanlal is collaborating with Lijo Jose Pellissery for a new film, which is planned to begin early next year. The makers are currently working on its pre-production. As per the latest reports, Bollywood actor Radhika Apte is in talks to play the female lead in the film. If it turns out to be true, it will mark her second outing in Malayalam after the 2014-released Haram, in which she acted alongside Fahadh Faasil.

Unconfirmed reports suggest that the upcoming film will be a big-scale period drama with Mohanlal playing a wrestler's role. It is also said that the makers are planning to start shooting in January in Rajasthan. The project is backed by former Kerala State Minister Shibu Baby John's newly launched production house John & Mary Creative. Century Films and Max Lab are also part of the production.

Mohanlal's next to hit screens will be the Shaji Kailas directorial Alone. He has also finished shooting for his directorial debut Barroz and the Netflix film Olavum Theeravum. He still has a few more portions remaining for Jeethu Joseph's RamLucifer's second part Empuraan and Vrushabha, a multilingual with Kannada director Nanda Kishore are his other upcoming projects.

Meanwhile, Radhika Apte's latest release Monica, O My Darling, streaming on Netflix, is getting excellent response from all corners.

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