Mammootty and Mohanlal received Golden Visa from the UAE government. This is the first time that Malayalam actors receive a Golden Visa. The stars received the Golden Visa from Abu Dhabi Economic Development Department Chairman Mohammad Ali Al Shorafa Al Hammadi. He also mentioned the outstanding contribution of the stars to the Malayalam film industry.
The UAE government recognises talents who excel in various fields and issue a ten-year Golden Visa. Lulu group owner MA Yusuff Ali has completed the procedures for it. Mammootty mentioned that he is elated to be honoured by Keralites' 'stepmother'. Mohanlal said that the Golden Visa from the government is also a recognition for Malayalam cinema.