Munariyippu was to be in Hindi – Venu

Famous cinematographer and director Venu said that he saw the Mamooty movie ‘Munnariyipu’ as a hindi movie. The plot of the movie has Mumbai as its background. When Venu told the story, it was his wife Beena Paul who suggested to make the movie in malayalam. The script of the movie is prepared by Unni R, the famous script writer and writer. In the movie where Mammooty comes in the role of a person who is imprisoned for no crime of his, Aparna Gopinath, Joy Mathew, Nedumudi Venu, Renji Panicker and Joshy Mathew are also starring.
The movie was made in a low budget within 28 days. Venu directed the movie after a long gap after his movie ‘Daya’ that was released in 1998 that also bagged him the award for the Best New Director.