Pranav Mohanlal has earlier worked as an assistant director in Jeethu Joseph's Paapanasham, which is the Tamil remake of Mohanlal starrer blockbuster Drishyam.
Jeethu says that it is Pranav who expressed his interest to work in Dileep's film. The director says that Pranav hasn't shown any star kid tantrums in the sets and behaves like an ordinary assistant director.
Earlier, it was rumoured that Pranav Mohanlal will be making his debut in lead roles, with Mani Ratnam directed movie. But later, Mohanlal revealed that Pranav is not interested in acting right now and aspires to become a filmmaker.
During the filming of Paapanasham, lead actor Kamal Haasan was in all praise for Pranav Mohanlal. The actor stated that Pranav has inherited the talents of his father Mohanlal and will go places.
Life Of Josutty revolves around the life of the title character Josutty, a farmer. Rachana Narayanankutty and Jyothi Krishna will play the female leads in the movie. Popular production banner Eros International will enter the Malayalam movie industry with the movie.