Very recently, it was officially announced that Jyotika will be acting in a new film alongside the legendary Malayalam actor, Mammootty, and the news took one and all by surprise. The first look poster of the film featuring the two star actors was all over the social media this week and it made the fans look forward to the project. This new film which is titled Kaathal - The Core, will be directed by Jeo Baby who earlier directed the critically acclaimed Nimisha Sajayan starrer The Great Indian Kitchen. One can expect the talented filmmaker to have got a quality content with this Mammootty - Jyotika starrer as well.

That being said, the film has now been officially launched by the makers and the shoot has begun today (October 20) with Mammootty. Jyotika did not take part in the launch event and she is expected to join the sets of the movie very soon. The scenes featuring Mammootty will be initially shot after which the combination sequences would be shot. Mammootty took to his official Twitter page to share the news about the commencement of shoot with a tweet that read, "@KaathalTheCore Starts Rolling from Today @MKampanyOffl @DQsWayfarerFilm @Truthglobalofcl".

Kaathal is produced by Mammootty's Mammootty Kampany in association with Dulquer Salmaan's Wayfarer Films and has music composed by Mathews Pulickan. Salu K Thomas and Francies Louis have taken care of the cinematography and editing departments respectively, while Adarsh Sukumaran and Paulson Skaria have penned the story of the movie. Meanwhile, Jyotika's next film in Tamil cinema is yet to be officially announced and the fans are eagerly looking forward to that announcement, as well.

Jyotika was last seen in Era Saravanan's Udanpirappe which had a direct OTT release on the Amazon Prime Video platform, opening to mixed reviews. The film starred Sasikumar and Samuthirakani as the other leads.