Mumbai :Malayalam star Mammootty has turned writer and has come out with his maiden book, Kaazhchappaadu (Viewpoint), a compilation of his published articles on social issues and his experiences.
Recently speaking at a function to release his book in Thrissur, Kerala, Mammootty said that he always wanted to be a novelist. So, when he could not become one, he turned into an actor. In his book he says, he is both the hero as well as the villain.
In recent times Mammootty was in news for voicing his displeasure against the selection criteria of films for the IIFA Awards.