The makers of the much-anticipated trailer for Kaathal – The Core, directed by Jeo Baby and starring the legendary Mammootty and Jyothika, released it at midnight (14th November) at 12:30 AM.
Mammootty made the announcement on social media at 11:25 p.m. (November 13), causing a stir among fans. Mammootty took to his X (formerly Twitter) to provide an update on the trailer’s release, writing, “KaathalTheCore Official Trailer Releasing Tonight at 12.30 AM”.
Mammootty plays Mathew Devassy, a character who defies categorization. The 1.48-minute trailer reveals Mathew’s complex persona as he embarks on a political journey, contesting panchayat elections as a left-wing independent candidate. The captivating visuals and intriguing storyline presented in this brief but powerful trailer have raised audience expectations.
The drama film Kaathal – The Core is the sixth feature film directed by Jeo Baby, who is best known for his 2021 film The Great Indian Kitchen. Along with Mammootty and Jyothika, the film also stars Joji John, Jisshu Sengupta, and Muthumani. Jyothika’s return to Malayalam cinema after a 14-year absence is also marked by the film.
Adarsh Sukumaran and Paulson Skaria wrote the script, and Mammootty produced it through his production company, Mammootty Kampany. The music was composed by Mathews Pulickan, the cinematography was handled by Salu K. Thomas, and the editing was handled by Francies Louis.