Mamaankam is a big budget film that spins around a medieval festival set in the 16th century. Mammootty plays the central role in the debutant Sajeev Pillai directorial. However, the movie keeps getting entangled in various controversies. Earlier, Queen fame actor, Dhruvan, had expressed his disappointment after being excluded from the project in spite of keeping aside his one year of career and undergoing rigorous martial arts training for the role. Now, Unni Mukundan had shared his happiness on his social media handle at being included in the biggie. But the director had clearly denied it and said that he was unaware about Unni Mukundan's association with the movie.