Mohanlal is easily one of the most celebrated names in the Malayalam film industry. He is loved by many for his dynamite performances and captivating screen presence. Now, some exciting news has come up for his staunch supporters. There have been speculations earlier he would be teaming up with filmmaker Lijo Jose Pellissery of Jallikattu fame for a new film. This news is now confirmed as Mohanlal himself took to his own Twitter handle to share this. 

Sharing some images with the director as well as few others who will be associated with the project, Mohanlal wrote, "I'm delighted to announce that my next project will be with one of the most exciting and immensely talented directors in Indian cinema - Lijo Jose Pellissery. The project will be produced by John and Mary Creative, Max Labs and Century Films. #LijoJosePellissery @shibu_babyjohn ". check it out:

Reports suggest that the upcoming film will be a period drama that tells the story of a wrestler. However, there is no confirmation on any of that yet. The film will be bankrolled under the banners of John & Mary Creative, Max Labs, and Century Films. We are sure this actor-directior duo is going to ace it given that the director's film Jallikattu was selected as India's official entry to the Academy Awards last year in 2021.

Meanwhile, on the work front, Mohanlal was last seen in Monster and will next be seen in Shaiji Kailas’ directorial Alone. He also has the Netflix anthology film Olavum Theeravum, Ram which is to be directed by Jeethu Joseph, Lucifer sequel Empuraan, and his much-awaited directorial debut Barroz in the pipeline. Lijo’s is working on the film Nanpakal Nerathu Mayakkam which will feature Mammootty in the lead role.