Prithviraj, who made his debut through Nandanam, has matured fast as an actor to handle any type of role given to him. In Thirakkatha, he plays the role of young director Akbar Ahamed, whose films are criticized for 'lifting' storylines from Hollywood.
The movie is produced by Varnachithra and Capital Theatres. Music director Sarath is all set to return after a gap of six years by composing music for the film. Director Ranjit also plays a crucial role on screen.