Malayalam actor Mammootty has been roped in to an upcoming spy thriller drama Agent in which Akhil Akkineni is playing the lead role. The espionage-thriller, backed by Anil Sunkara, is being directed by Surender Reddy of Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy fame and the film will see Akhil as a spy agent. Initially, the makers have considered the likes of Mohanlal and Upendra for the role, but the things did not metalize and the makers brought Mammootty on the board. Now according to the latest report, Malayalam superstar Mammootty will be seen as a military officer in Akhil and Surender Reddy’ Agent.
The sources say that Mammootty is very happy with his role in this film and that is the main reason he gave his green signal. The makers are planning to Budapest, Hungary for the next schedule.
However, it is not known if Mammootty’ portions would be shot in India or abroad. The sources say that Akhil plays a spy and his role is inspired by the American action thriller franchise, The Bourne Series. Mammootty’s character makes a splash during an important sequence in the narrative. The makers are going to shoot the movie in multiple countries including India.
Vakkantham Vamsi has penned the story for Agent that will see music by Butta Bomma fame SS Thaman.