The duo last worked together on Red Chillies, in 2009.
The actor cited the prevailing COVID situation in the state and the deep economic crisis that it has unfolded for his remark.
Manikuttan who was crowned as the Bigg Boss season 3 winner on August 1 by Mohanlal won a flat worth Rs 75 lakh, a trophy, and a citation.
She married actor-politician Mukesh on October 24, 2013. They met while working together at the Kerala Lalitha Kala Akademi.
The actress had donned roles in movies that include Thacholi Varghese Chekava, Punjabi House, and Vaadhyar. Her last film was Thimiram.
He wrote scripts for many hit movies, including Shyama, Nirakkoottu, Nyayavidhi, Rajavinte Makan, Bhoomiyile Rajakkanmar, Aayiram Kannukal, and New Delhi.
Shero is bankrolled by Ansari Nextel and Kannan Ravikiran under the banner of Ikigai movies.
After Vipin Lal, another accused - Vishnu - has come forward seeking permission to become an approver in the sensational actor assault case of 2017. The Court will consider his application on Friday.
Dileep is the eighth accused in the sensational case.
Veteran actor Ashokan revealed a scary incident when he was mistaken for a drug peddler and arrested by the Qatari police.