Shivaraj Kumar, who plays a 20-year-old in one part of Mylari, has had to lose five kilograms in order to suit as a young man. Produced by RS Productions and directed by Taj Mahal director R Chandru, Shivaraj Kumar has three different looks in the movie. He had to reduce his weight from 71 kgs to 66 kgs so as to suit his character as a 20-year-old.
According to Shivaraj Kumar, the film has some wonderful dialogues that will appeal to the audiences. It stars Sada as the female lead who, according to the actor, can fit into village and modern roles with ease.
R Chandru, the director of the film feels that Mylari will be the pearl of Kannada cinema. They are currently shooting at Mysore, Bangalore, Srirangapatna, Savadatti and other places. Shivaraj Kumar is reportedly impressed by Chandru"s reverse style of narration.