For the first time, Superstar Mohanlal has penned story, which is being made as Swapnamalika. It has been directed by KB Devaraj and produced by Karimbil Films. Late director Devarajan's daughter Aparna Karimpil has penned lyrics and singer MG Sreekumar is making his comeback as music director with this movie.
In the movie Swapnamalika, Mohanlal plays Dr. Appu Nair, who comes from the US to New Delhi for a medical conference. Israeli actress Elena appears as Radha Karmel, who meets Appu Nair on her journey to Kasi to perform the last rites of her husband. Appu strikes friendship with Radha, who takes him on a journey to Kerala, where they discover new facets to their relationship.
However, the movie Swapnamalika has done majority of its shooting at Varanasi and Kasi. Meera Jasmine, Nedumudi Venu, Sukumari, Kaviyoor Ponnama, Jagathy Sreekumar and many others are in its star cast.