Shylock is Ajai Vasudev's third consecutive film with Mammootty. The director made his debut film Rajadhiraja in 2014 and his second film Masterpiece in 2017. Both films had Mammootty in the lead role.
Adoor Gopalakrishnan is credited with having pioneered the ‘new wave’ in Malayalam cinema, back in the 1960s and 1970s. On his 78th birthday, Sahapedia looks at why he is widely hailed as the true heir to Satyajit Ray’s tradition of filmmaking.