Padmasree Mohanlal released a book on the life of veteran actor Madhu titled – A darling Lover of Silver Screen at a function held here in the city as part of the 16 International Film Festival Kerala.

Releasing the book Mr.Mohanlal said that Madhu was an actor who had to be honoured with more awards. The industry is eagerly waiting for a Priyadarshan film starring Madhu,he added.

The book, published by Kerala Chalachitra Academy was handed over to renowned Hindi film actress Shehnaz Anand.

“It has been a great pleasure to act with Madhu .We haven’t met for 30 years”, said Ms.Anand who was the heroine of the Hindi film-Saat Hindustani, released in 1969, in which Madhu and Amitab Bachan were her co-actors.

The Book is written by Vinil Malayilkada, author of ‘Vellithirayude Madhavapournami’ and translated into English (A darling Lover of Silver Screen) by Shathrughan.