Actor Mammootty, whose newest Malayalam launch Christopher hit the screens on Thursday, has been known as out by some on Twitter for his informal racist comment. It occurred throughout a promotional interview for Christopher, which options Mammootty within the position of a vigilante cop. Additionally learn: Mammootty, Mohanlal share selfies from FIFA World Cup Last
In a clip that has surfaced on social media, Mammootty is seen casually joking along with his co-star Aishwarya about his pores and skin color. He says that she may have known as him “white” sugar as a substitute of addressing him as jaggery, which is made from “black” karipetti.
Sharing the clip, a person on Twitter wrote, “Colourism in our society is so deep-rooted and normalised. In this clip, #Mammootty can be seen casually cracking such colourist jokes. Most of his supporters may think it’s harmless, but something like this shouldn’t be normal, especially coming from someone like Mammootty.”
Within the feedback part, folks identified Mammootty’s problematic behaviour. Considered one of them commented, “Racism is deeply rooted among the people as well. That’s the reason you rarely find dark skinned heroes, especially heroines.” “Particularly somebody, who’s typically related to the phrase ‘updation’,” added another one. Someone else also said, “True fact. Basically whole Kerala society is racist. They do not prefer people with dark skin. Sad state of educated Keralites.”
Christopher is directed by B. Unnikrishnan. In addition to Mammootty, it additionally stars Sneha, Shine Tom Chacko and Amala Paul in key roles. The movie is written by Udaykrishna whereas Justin Varghese scored the music. The cinematography is finished by Faiz Siddik. The movie has been shot in a number of locations throughout Kerala similar to Ernakulam, Pooyamkutty and Vandiperiyar.
In addition to this, Mammotty was lately seen in Malayalam psychological drama Rorschach, which featured him within the position of Luke Anthony, an NRI businessman who avenges the demise of his pregnant spouse. It was directed by Nisam Basheer. Asif Ali performed the first antagonist within the movie and he reportedly labored freed from value.
On the box-office, Rorschach grossed over ₹75 crore worldwide. Earlier than this, he starred in Nanpakal Nerathu Mayakkam, which was very properly obtained on the box-office.