Drishyam director Jeethu Joseph has been wanting to work with Mammootty for the longest time. Apparently he was the director’s first choice for Memories and Drishyam, the roles later went to Prithviraj and Mohanlal. Mammootty has finally agreed to do a movie with Jeethu. The actor has agreed to the script and dates are currently being worked out for the project. The film is touted to be a crime thriller set in the city. Mammootty will play a regular person, who the audience can identify with.

Meanwhile Jeethu Joseph is busy with Prithviraj starrer Oozham and Mammootty is awaiting the release of Thoppil Joppan. The film which was expected to release for Onam will now most likely release in October.