Geetu Mohandas' Mollywood film Moothon, starring Nivin Pauly, has an interesting star cast. The movie will be made and released in Hindi and Malayalam simultaneously, the director had been scouting for suitable actors to be a part of this bilingual.

Geethu Mohandas has now signed up three Bollywood actors Shashank Arora, who was seen in the movie Titli, ex-Miss India Sobhita Dhulipala who was seen playing the female lead in Anurag Kashyap's Raman Raghav 2.0 and Harish Khanna to play important roles. 

 

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The film also has Sujith Shankar, Soubin Shahir and Alencier Ley in the star cast. According to the director, Moothon is a film that will revolve around a 14-year-old boy who goes in search of his older brother. According to the reports, Moothon is based on Geetu’s award-winning script. She won the global filmmaking award at the Sundance Film Festival last year for the same script. The movie also has Anurag Kashyap’s debut in Malayalam as a writer. He has collaborated with Geetu in writing dialogues. Geetu Mohandas’s husband Rajeev Ravi is cranking the camera for Moothon. It is worth noting that Rajeev Ravi had delivered a gangster drama called Kammattipadam last year. 

 

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Nivin had do go under a lot of training to get into the skin of the character named Mullakoya in the movie, and for the first time, he would be mouthing the Jeseri dialect in his career. 

The first schedule of Moothon has been wrapped up in Mumbai, and the team is gearing up for the second schedule that is due to begin in Lakshadweep. The shooting will resume in September or October. Reportedly, the director may take almost a year to complete the project.

Geetu Mohandas had directed the film Liar's Dice, which went on to win two National Awards and was also India’s entry for the 87th Academy Awards. 

The film is produced by Anand L Rai under the banner Colour Yellow Productions, and Eros International will be distributing it.