Mohanlal's 300th film: Snehaveedu

Updated: September 27, 2011 15:25 IST

The actor-politician's 300th film is all set for release, a landmark moment in the history of cinema.

Mohanlal\'s 300th film: Snehaveedu
Malayalam superstar Mohanlal returns to the silver screen with Sathyan Anthikkad's Snehaveedu.

This highly anticipated movie marks Mohanlal's 300th film, a landmark event in the history of Indian cinema. Anthikkad was also the director of Mohanlal's 100th film, Pappan Priyappetta Pappan.
Mohanlal\'s 300th film: Snehaveedu
Sathyan Anthikkad and Mohanlal have collaborated numerous times before, on films like Appunni (1984), Kaliyil Alpam Karyam (1984) and, more recently, Innathe Chinthavishayam (2008).
Mohanlal\'s 300th film: Snehaveedu
Sticking to tradition, Anthikkad announced the title of the film exactly 25 days before its release.
Mohanlal\'s 300th film: Snehaveedu
Snehaveedu, which roughly translates into "Loving Home" in English, is a family film made in Anthikkad's inimitable style.
Mohanlal\'s 300th film: Snehaveedu
It tells the story of a loving mother and son (played by actress Sheela and Mohanlal, respectively) and their deep attachment to their home.

The film also stars actress Padmapriya.
Mohanlal\'s 300th film: Snehaveedu
Maestro Ilaiyaraaja has composed the music for this film.
Mohanlal\'s 300th film: Snehaveedu
Antony Perumbavoor, whose banner Aashirvad Cinemas was founded in 2000 to produce Mohanlal's films, has produced Snehaveedu, as well.
Mohanlal\'s 300th film: Snehaveedu
Riding high on the success of their last film, Innathe Chinthavishayam being a blockbuster, Mohanlal and Sathyan Anthikkad would hope Snehaveedu to be a biggie, as well.

Coming up: More stills from Snehaveedu
Mohanlal\'s 300th film: Snehaveedu
The story revolves around Ajayan (Mohanlal), who, after having tried his luck in different cities around the world, comes back to his village to look after his ageing mother Ammukutty Amma (Sheela).
Mohanlal\'s 300th film: Snehaveedu
Ajayan wants to relive his childhood spent in the village.
Mohanlal\'s 300th film: Snehaveedu
In the village Ajayan earns his living as a farmer.
Mohanlal\'s 300th film: Snehaveedu
On day a boy confronts Ajayan, claiming to be his son.
Mohanlal\'s 300th film: Snehaveedu
The effect of this incident on Ajayan's life and how he handles it forms the crux of the story.
Mohanlal\'s 300th film: Snehaveedu
Snehaveedu has been written by its director, Sathyan Anthikkad.
Mohanlal\'s 300th film: Snehaveedu
Snehaveedu is slated for release this Friday, September 29.

Coming up: Two more stills from the film.
Mohanlal\'s 300th film: Snehaveedu
Mohanlal\'s 300th film: Snehaveedu

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