Rumours are rife on social media that Mohanlal is preparing a new film with Mammootty and Prithviraj in the lead roles. The news is that Antony Perumbavoor will be producing the film under the banner of Ashirvad Cinemas.
It is also said that Hanif Adeni will script the movie. Hanif, entered the directorial arena with the film "The Great Father" starring Mammootty. He also wrote the script for the film "Abrahaminte Santathikal. There are also rumours that Ravi Barsur, the music director of "KGF", will compose the music for the film. Even though it has not been officially announced, many fans have even prepared fan-made posters of the film.
Currently, Mohanlal is in the works of his directorial debut Barroz. "Barroz" is a film based on the story of Jijo, the director of the first Indian 3D film, "My Dear Kuttichathan." Mohanlal plays the titular character of the film, Barroz. Barroz’s cinematography is by Santhosh Sivan. The film is produced by Anthony Perumbavoor under the banner of Ashirvad Cinemas. Jijo Ponnus has written the screenplay of the film. Guru Somasundaram, best known for his villainous role in Tovino's Minnal Murali, is playing another lead role in Barroz.
Spanish actors Paz Vega and Rafael Amargo will also play lead roles in the film. Rafael Amargo plays the role of Vasco da Gama. Paz Vega plays Vasco da Gama's wife. Paz Vega is notable for his roles in The Human Contract, Rambo, Sex and Lucia. Goa is the main location of the movie.