Malayalam film industry has passed the hundred crore benchmark with the astonishing success of the movie Pulimurukan starring Mohanlal. Now every commercial filmmaker and star will aspire to enter the coveted club. The fans of megastar Mammootty who has many box office records to his credit are looking forward to seeing their favorite actor coming out with a hundred crore winner. And if reports are to be believed there is a strong conviction among his fans that Mammootty might breach the hundred crore barrier with his upcoming comic Caper’ directed by Shafi, a 2017 Onam release. The film will be produced by director Siddique for ‘S Talkies’, Mammootty fans are confident that it is going to become a huge blockbuster. Shafi’s last release ‘2 Countries’ grossed over 50 crores.
This will be the 5th project of Mammootty and Shafi after ‘Thommanum Makkalum’ (2005), ‘Mayavi’ (2007), ‘Chattambinaadu’ (2009) and ‘Venicile Vyapari’ (2011). It remains to be seen whether the ambition of Mammootty fans will fructify.