Actor Rajkiran is making his Malayalam debut with Shylock. The title and first-look of the film were recently released at a grand event attended by the film’s team in Kochi. Actor Mammootty said at the launch that the film actual protagonist is Rajkiran, who is a Tamil-speaking character. Rajkiran and Meena had played a couple 28 years ago in En Rasavin Manassile. This was her first film as a heroine after being a child actress for a long time. The film’s title is a reference to an iconic character from William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, implies the nature of Mammootty’s character in the film.
Megastar Mamootty plays a miser in the film. Raj kiran and Meena had shared screen space in Paasamulla Pandiyare (1997). Meena was last seen in Malayalam in Munthirivallikal Thallirkumbol(2017). She was also part of the blockbuster Drishyam which was remade in Tamil as Paapanasam with Kamal Haasan and Gauthami. Shylock is slated to hit screens this Christmas.