Directed by P K Radhakrishnan, the film will be scripted by Rajesh Poojari. Aravindakshan is the cinematographer of the film and the editing is by K Srinivas. The female lead in Makara Nilavu will be played by Dhanya Mary Varghese.
Apart from Ajmal and Dhanya, the movie also stars Manikkuttan, Arun, Jagathy, Suraj Venjarammoodu, Harisree Ashokan, Bijukkuttanm Indrans, Boban Alummoodan, Maithili, Urmila Unni and Kanakalatha in important roles. The movie will be produced by Suneer under the banner of Royal Cinemas.
Ajmal has done a number of Tamil movies like February 14, Anjathe, TN 07 AL 4777, Thiru Thiru Thuru Thuru and is working on Kathirvel, Ko and Karuppampatti currently.
Ajmal Ameer, the handsome young doctor, had made his debut in Pranaya Kaalam opposite Vimala Raman and had moved to Tamil films after this movie. Later, he was also seen in a role in Mohanlal"s film Madambi. Now, he has returned to Malayalam films. Ajmal will be doing the lead role in the film Makara Nilavu.