Mammootty, Jyothika-starrer 'Kaathal - The Core' is running successfully in theatres after having received positive reviews from movie critics.
The Jeo Baby-directorial is described as a watershed moment in Malayalam cinema, handling a topic that is often treated as a taboo by mainstream Mollywood with the seriousness and respect it deserves.
Popular actor Samantha Ruth Prabhu is the latest celebrity to be impressed by 'Kaathal - The Core'. The diva took on social media to share her delight for the Malayalam movie, which she declared "movie of the year."
The Family Man 2 star, even tagged Mammootty, Jyothika and Jeo Baby in her Instagram post on Sunday, with a brief message to the 'Megastar'. "@mammootty Sir you are my hero", Samatha wrote alongside the bowing emoji.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu's story read as follows:
"Movie of the year
Do yourself a favour and watch this beautiful yet powerful gem of a film #kaathalthecore
@mammootty Sir you are my hero
I will not be able to get over this performance for a long time
@jyotika Love youuu
Mammootty was hailed for his decision "to go where no superstars have dared to" in the movie. The septuagenarian in recent times has produced a string of mindblowing performances in Puzhu, Bheesmaparvam, Rorschach and the like.
Samatha's latest was Shaakuntalam by Gunasekhar, which hit the theatres earlier this year in April. She is expected to be pary of of Aditya Dhar's much-anticipated The Immortal Ashwatthama.