Super Hit movie “The Truth” was scripted by S.N Swamy and directed by Shaji Kailas; released in 1998. This is the second film of Mammootty with Shaji after “The King”. Mammootty was impressed by this thrilling investigation story. The movie got huge hype because mammootty and Shaji were re-joining after “The King”.
The Truth is all about the investigation of chief minister's murder case by a bomb blast. Mammootty once again proved that he is the only super star who is fit to do the investigation roles and outshined as Bharat Patteri. Thilakan performed well and acted as his father.
Initial pull was high and Mammootty proved that he is the best crowd puller for these kinds of roles. Movie ran more than 75 days in many major centers. Last 10 minutes of this movie was thrilling and Shaji maintained a good suspense from the beginning to the end. “Feel the Chill” caption is used in the advertisements and was used for the promotion of this movie in various posters. In 1998, Mammootty has many major big hits such as Harikrishnans, Oru Maravathoor Kanavu and The Truth.