Malayalam Megastar Mammootty recently revealed a long lost dream of his to his followers in an interview with RJ Mathukutty. The national award winning actor said that he wanted to direct the movie “Bhoothakkannadi” with Superstar Rajinikanth as the central character.
The Malayalam film, written and directed by Lohithadas was released in the year 1997 and had Mammootty in the lead. It won the Kerala State Award that year for the Best Film and Mammootty bagged the Filmfare Best Actor Award for his performance.
Mammootty said that he had discussed the story with Rajinikanth, but somehow nothing materialized and back then he also did not feel like pressurizing Rajnikanth into doing the film.