The Director Venu actually wanted to do this movie in Hindi, But his wife Beena Paul encouraged him to do in Malayalam.

Sreenivasan was first considered to play the film's protagonist, the convict. Sreenivasan did not sign the movie as he was busy with other projects at the same time.Later Mammootty signed the role.

This is the second film of the director venu, the first one was daya

Director venu's wife beena was the editor of munnariyippu