Mammootty takes on Mohanlal!

It’s now the battle of their personal assistants

As soon as the news appeared that Malayalam superstar Mammootty’s long time personal assistant S George is turning producer with director Diphan’s Newsmaker, the whole industry came alive with the buzz that it’s Mammookka’s latest jibe at Mohanlal. Lal had introduced his assistant Anthony Perumbavoor into film production long time back and his banner Aashirwaad cinemas is one of the leading production houses in Mollywood. Now the cinecircles are abuzz that this is Mammootty’s latest try at leaving Lal behind. George will produce the movie under the banner of Cincil Celluloid. Mammootty plays the lead role of a news reporter in the film, which is being written by Vinod Guruvayoor. Newsmaker is scheduled to be Mammootty’s Onam release for 2012. The shoot for the movie will begin as soon as the director completes his film Hero with Prithviraj.

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