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Unni Mukundan joins the Mohanlal, Jr NTR brigade for Janatha Garage

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 6:06 IST

One of the most anticipated movies of this year, Janatha Garage, made news again recently when the starcast was announced. Directed by Koratala Siva, Janatha Garage clearly has a formidable star cast including Malayalam actor Mohanlal, Telugu superstar Jr NTR, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Nithya Menen, Sai Kumar and Devayani.

Touted as a family entertainer, the story of Janatha Garage revolves around two brothers and is a family drama, with Jr NTR at the centre of it. The brothers are played by Sai Kumar and Mohanlal. Jr NTR plays Sai Kumar's son in the film. The female lead opposite Mohanlal is played by Tamil actress Devayani.

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And now, Malayalam actor Unni Mukundad has joined the cast of Janatha Garage. The actor took to his Facebook page on Tuesday evening to confirm the news.

The actor stated:

"Joining #JanataGarage from tomorrow !!! Going to share the screen space with the Complete Actor, Laletan...Dream Come True !!! #€Žinnerpeace Got a warm welcome to the Telugu Film Industry!!! Thank You, #€ŽJrNTR."

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Interestingly, this is the first time both Malayalam actors Mohanlal and Unni Mukundan are sharing screen space together for a film. Unni reportedly plays the antagonist in the film. The film also stars veteran Malayalam actor Rahman, who will play his brother's role. This is their first collaboration after a long gap of 30 years.

Meanwhile, a recent location selfie taken by Mohanlal has been trending on social media since Wednesday morning.

Janatha Garage - 1

The actor posted on his Facebook page:

"Location selfie with Jr. NTR and Director Koratala Siva at the sets of Janatha Garage."

The movie is written and directed by Koratala Siva and jointly produced by Naveen Yerneni, Y. Ravi Shankar, C. V. Mohan under the banner of Mythri Movie Makers. The mega budget film is slated to hit the screens on 12 August, 2016.

-- Text By Sree Prasad Nair

First published: 30 March 2016, 10:52 IST