The shooting of Pranayam was started on 16th February 2011 at Cheranallur and Blessy has completed the shooting of the first schedule in Kochi. It was reported earlier that the shooting of first schedule was completed without Mohanlal because the superstar was busy with the rehearsals for Amma's stage show 'Soorya Thejas'. So Blessy finished most of the scenes between Anupam Kher and Jayaprada in the first schedule.
Now, it is reported that Malayalam superstar Mohanlal is currently busy shooting for director Sathyan Anthikkad's new movie. So he will not be the part of the final schedule, which will be completed in a week. But it is not known whether his presence on the sets in Kashmir is essential or not.
In addition to direction, Blessy has also written the script for the film, which is a yesteryear triangular love story. Mohanlal is appearing in two different getups, while Anupam Kher and Jayaprada are playing key roles in the movie, which has Satish Kurup's camerawork, ONV's lyrics and M Jayachandran's music.
Director Blessy is busy shooting for the final schedule of his upcoming movie Pranayam and filming is going on in Kashmir without its lead actor Mohanlal. According to sources, the Malayalam director is shooting the song sequences and supporting stars like Anupam Kher and Jayapradha are taking part in it.