2017 is bracing itself for the upcoming big releases. Many films are gearing up for realease this year.
Mammootty is experimenting with new directors rather than giving dates for old and experienced directors. The shoot of ‘Puthenpanam’ directed by Ranjith has already started. The films by Shyamdhar, Ajay Vasudev and Vysakh follows ‘Puthenpanam’. The casting of Haneef Adeni’s The Great Father has been completed and this will be Mammootty’s first film in 2017.
‘Munthirivallikal Thalirkumbol’ will be Mohanlal’s first film of 2017. After that comes the film by Major Ravi. The first stage shoot has been completed and a 10 day shoot is remaining. This year we will see Lalettan acting in a Telugu film starring Pawan Kalyan. He also has another Telugu film in his kitty. Another one of his films is the one by B Unnikrishnan. Lucifer, the directorial debut by Prithviraj having Mohanlal in the lead will probably start its shoot this year.
Dileep has now completed his new film Georgettan’s Pooram. The other films of Dileep are Kumarasambhavam, Professor Dingan, Thiruttu Rascal and Ramleela.
As far as Prithviraj is concerned, Ezra will come first followed by a film directed by Roshni Divakar, Tiyan written by Murali Gopi and directed by Krishnakumar, Vimanam directed by Pradeep M Nair.
Either Blessy’s Aadujeevitham or Karnan by R S Vimal will start shoot by the end of this year. The first film by Dulquer Salmaan this year will be Jomonte Suviseshangal followed by Amal Neerad’s film for which the shoot has been completed. Then Dulquer will start on Soubin Shaheer’s Parava. The actor will next start working on Laljose’ film which is the director’s project after one year. The other films of DQ are Salaam Bukhari and Anoop Sathyan’s films.
The people are anxiously waiting for Pranav Mohanlal’s debut film as the lead , an action thriller directed by Jeethu Joseph. Nivin Pauly has two Tamil films in his kitty this year. Njandukalude naattil oru idavela by Althaf is another one of Nivin’s films. Then there is the chance of a Martin Prakkat film followed by the movie by Guppy director John Paul George. Fahad Fasil also has a number of films including Dileesh Pothan’s as the first one.Then there is cameraman Venu’s movie followed by films of Anwar Rasheed, Rafi and also a Tamil flick.
Kunchakko Boban will be seen in Takeoff by Mahesh Narayanan and Eden Thottam by Ranjith Shanker.
Jayasurya has Siddique’s Fukri, second part of Manuel Thomas’ Aadoru Beegarajeeviyaanu. Asif Ali’s Honey Bee 2 and Thrissivaperur Kliptham are waiting for release this year. Apart from all these films almost eight films by debutante directors are waiting for release which will have at least some of the above mentioned actors acting in them.