The Great Father Leak: A few scenes from Mammootty – Arya’s upcoming Malayalam flick The Great Father got leaked online on Facebook earlier today. Reacting to the leak, the director of the movie immediately filed a complaint with cyber crime police and the scenes were removed and the Facebook page that was responsible for the leak was also barred.
Though, it was removed, the video is still circulating on social media networks, especially WhatsApp. The leak, which is of poor quality, appears to be shot using phone, looks like the final copy ready to hit the theatres. The video has to be captured in lab and leaked by someone closely associated with the lad or production team. However, there’s no clear picture on who leaked the video yet.
While some claims it was done as a part of promotion strategy, a audio clip of alleged phone conversation between Mamootty fans and the producer Shaji Nadesan is doing rounds on WhatsApp. As per the audio clip, Nadesan is asking them to share the clip through WhatsApp and use it is a promotional material to grab family audience. Whether it’s a leak or a planned release, whatsoever, audience are expecting an explanation from the makers.
Directed by debutant Haneef Adeni, and bankrolled by August Cinemas, a joint production house of Prithviraj, Santhosh Sivan, Shaji Nadesan and Arya, The Great Father stars Mammootty, Snehain the lead roles. Arya and Anikha were also a part of the film playing the pivotal roles.