Mammootty's next film is Johny Antony's upcoming movie, "Thoppil Joppan."Mammootty/Facebook

After wrapping up the shoot of "White" and "Kasaba," Mammootty recently joined the team of Johny Antony's upcoming movie, "Thoppil Joppan," in Ernakulam. The photos of Mammootty from the location of the movie have now hit the internet. The actor is seen in the pictures as a Kabaddi player.

The images have gone viral with the fans of the actor sharing them on the social media. The megastar will be seen as Thoppil Joppan, a Kottayam achayan (a term used to address elder males belonging to the Saint Thomas Christians in Kerala) in the film.

"Thoppil Joppan" is one of the most-anticipated movies of the actor as Mammootty has earlier shined in the role of a Kottayam achayanin many superhit movies, including "Kottayam Kunjachan" "Nasrani" and "Kizhakkan Pathrose."

In the upcoming movie, Andrea Jeremiah will be seen as Thoppil Joppan's love interest during a particular phase of his life. The family entertainer is also said to have another heroine in the lead role. Even though it is being said that Deepti Sati or Vedhika might be signed up for the role, the makers are yet to confirm the same.

Scripted by Nishad Koya, "Thoppil Joppan" also stars Renji Panicker, Harisree Ashokan, Alencier Ley, Suresh Krishna and Saju Navodaya in significant roles. The movie will also be shot at Palai and Erattupetta in Kottayam district. It is being co-produced by Noushad Alathur and Jeevan Nazar under the banner of Grand Day Films Corporation.

Check out the location pictures of "Thoppil Joppan" here: