Khushbu as Dileep’s mother-in-law

South Indian actress Khushbu, who was the heroine in ‘Jayapriya Nayakan’ Dileep’s 1994 Malayalam super hit Manathe Kottaram, will play Dileep’s mother-in-law in his 2011 Malayalam film Mr. Marumakan to be directed by Sandhyamohan. It is learned that Tamil actress Roja was approached initially for the role. Bhagyaraj would appear as Khushbu’s husband.

Child artist-turned-heroine Sanusha, who recently appeared as heroine with the Tamil super hit Renigunta (2009), is the heroine in Mr. Marumakan, produced by Maha Subair and Nelson Eypein under the banner of Varnachithra. The shooting will start in Ernakulam by the second week of March. Script is by Siby K. Thomas and Udaykrishna. More details are awaited.