Just days after Manmatha (Vismayam in Malayalam) got rave reviews from filmmakers like SS. Rajamouli, Mohanlal, who terms himself as the complete actor is busy with the promotion of his upcoming movies. His upcoming release Oppam is scheduled to release on September 8 just on time for Onam festival. Directed by Priyadarshan, Oppam is the Onam special release for the legendary actor who recently completed 36 years of film career.

Penned by Govind Vijayan, Mohanlal’s character, Jayaraman revolves around a visually-challenged man. He has an exception skill to sense sound, smell, and touch. Commenting on his role, Mohanlal revealed to a leading film journal that it was one of the most challenging roles in his career.

The main story in Oppam is that Jayaraman was charged in a murder case which he actually witnessed. However, the film portrays how he finds out the real culprit. According to award-winning film director Priyadarshan, Oppam is a unique thriller, which is different from his previous movies.

To be released under the banner of Aashirvad Cinemas, the main attraction of the movie is the great comeback by Popular South Indian actress Vimala Raman into the Malayalam film industry. Meanwhile, Anusree also appears in a cameo role.

Some of the other leading actors of Oppam film are Samuthirakani, Nedumudi Venu, Siddique, Mamukkoya, Renji Panicker, Aju Varghese, Kalasala Babu, Idavela Babu, Chemban Vinod Jose.

Mohanlal released a song from the movie on his official Facebook page

Oppam film Trailer

Janatha Garage and Pulimurugan are also set to release with the actor himself posting pictures from the movie.

Janatha Garage

Janatha Garage will be released on September 1 in both Telugu and Malayalam. Along with Mohanlal, Junior NTR also plays a crucial role in the movie.

Directed by Koratala Siva, Janatha Garage features Mohanlal, NT. Rama Rao Jr., Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Nithya Menen in the lead roles. Meanwhile, Kajal Aggarwal will also play a special appearance in a song.


Pulimurugan, a big budget film will hit theaters during Diwali.  In the meantime, an exclusive Android game was released for the promotion of the film. The game features Mohanlal fighting with a tiger.

With the upcoming festive seasons around the corner, you can expect a great amount of entertainment from the award winner South Indian actor, Mohanlal.

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