Mammootty has taken this character as a challenge. As an actor, he has received a number of national as well as state awards; director Shaji N. Karun is also well-experienced and has won a great number of awards. His first film Piravi won him his first National Award and numerous others have followed.
Two schedules of Kuttyshranku have been completed; the third and last schedule would be at Kundapura near Mookambika. The three heroines are Padmapriya, Kamalini Mukherjee and well known Sri Lankan actress Meena Kumari. Meena Kumari, who is known as Vasudha here, has won an award in Sri Lanka.