Titled as Gaganam in Telugu, the bilingual movie is directed by Radha Mohan. For the first time, the director is making an action-thriller as his previous films were rom-com entertainers. The film revolves around a domestic flight Mumbai-Chennai hijacked by terrorists. Nagarjuna plays the role of a commando and Prakash Raj plays a senior bureaucrat's role.
The movie is also simultaneously being made in Tamil as Payanam. The movie has Devi Sri Prasad's music and KV Guhan's cinematography. It also features Poonam Kaur, Sana Khan, Brahmanandam, Bharath Reddy and others.