India, Dec. 4 -- Actor Mammootty, who is looking forward to the release of upcoming Malayalam epic drama Mamangam, said he accepted the project because he saw it as an opportunity to take history of Mamangam to audiences.

Mamangam was a big trade fair-cum-festival which was held once in 12 years for 28 days in Cochin.

Speaking to reporters in Chennai, Mammootty said he accepted Mamangam because he saw it as his duty to bring the history of Mamangam festival to audiences beyond Kerala. The film will have dubbed release in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi.

"I feel it is a duty to bring history to audiences through films. Today, we are watching many films from different languages, and what connect us together are the emotions that are conveyed. Th...