Dileep did not have any releases this Ramzan and Diwali; his much-awaited, movie, Calcutta News, which was rescheduled several times, has finally been planned for release this Christmas where he shares screen space with Meera Jasmine. Calcutta News is directed by Blessy and produced by Thampi Antony.
Dileep started working on Romeo on October 4, which is also slated for release this Christmas. Romeo, a slapstick comedy, directed by Rajsenan, produced by Rafi and Mecartin, was completed in a single schedule. Vimala Raman and Samvrutha Sunil play the female leads.