Mammootty will appear in a guest role in Pada, an upcoming film directed by Kamal KM, according to a source close to the film. The actor, reportedly, shot for four days. The film has Vinayakan, Joju George, Dileesh Pothan and Kunchacko Boban playing the lead roles.
The film, based on real events that happened in Kerala in the 90s, went on floors in May 2019. It is produced by E4 Entertainment. Pada marks the Malayalam debut of Kamal KM, an alumnus of Film and Television Institute and India. His maiden feature film, ID, a Hindi language film set in Mumbai, premiered at Busan International Film Festival in 2012 and garnered wide critical acclaim.
Mammootty, 68, has a number of films in the pipeline. His Mamangam, an epic period drama directed by M Padmakumar, will release in theatres on December 13. In Santhosh Viswanath’s One, written by Bobby and Sanjay, the actor plays a state chief minister. Ajay Vasudev’s Shylock, which has Mammootty, Meena and Raj Kiran in the lead roles, will release in theatres in January 2020.