Legendary music director A.R.Rahman, for the first ever time, would be appearing in a cameo, in a film that he is not associated with. Yes! A.R.Rahman will be seen as himself in legendary actor Mohanlal's upcoming Malayalam film, Aaraattu. Mohanlal took to his official Twitter page to share a picture from the sets of Aaraattu and the picture has already gone viral among the fans. Sharing the picture, Mohanlal wrote, "A rare and remarkable shoot with the Music Maestro @arrahman for #Aaraattu.@unnikrishnanb". It is going to be quite exciting to see A.R.Rahman in a cameo appearance and his fans have already gone crazy over this development.

Rahman had earlier appeared in a cameo in Thalapathy Vijay's Bigil, directed by Atlee. Rahman appeared in the visuals of the chartbuster hit song, 'Singappenney', and his cameo was widely enjoyed by the fans. Rahman was the music composer of Bigil, but in the case of Mohanlal's Aaraattu, the film's music is composed by Rahul Raj. Aarattu is being shot on a grand scale with high production value and it is planned to release in theatres on August 12, 2021. The film is directed by acclaimed Malayalam filmmaker B Unnikrishnan, while it is produced by Sajeesh Manjery's Hippo Prime Motion Pictures, in association with RD Illuminations.

Aarattu features Vikram Vedha and Maara fame Shraddha Srinath as the female lead, while KGF fame Garuda Ram (Ramachandra Raju) plays the antagonist. The film's star cast also includes several notable names like Vijaya Raghavan, Siddique, Nedumudi Venu, Indrans, Sai Kumar, Swasika, Ashwin Kumar, Neha Saxena, Rachana Narayanakutty, Malavika Menon, Johny Antony, and others. The film's story is penned by Udaykrishna who is known for his works in films like Pulimurugan, Masterpiece, Madhura Raja, and others. Vijay Ulaganath handles the film's cinematography, while the editing is done by Shameer Muhammed.

Mohanlal's next release will be Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham which is scheduled to release in theatres on May 13, 2021. Marakkar has got huge expectations among the fans and film buffs. The historical epic film is directed by ace filmmaker Priyadarshan. Apart from Marakkar, Mohanlal has many other interesting projects like Ram (directed by Jeethu Joseph), Barroz: Guardian of D'Gama's Treasure (directorial debut) and these projects are in different stages of production. ​For now, check out Mohanlal's latest trending picture with A.R.Rahman from the sets of Aaraattu here: