Mili is the latest directorial venture of Rajesh Pillai, who makes a comeback after a gap of 3 years. The movie stars Amala Paul in the title role. Nivin Pauly essays the male lead. Saikumar, Sanusha, Shamna Kasim, Ambika, Praveena etc plays the other pivotal roles in the movie. Mili is produced by Ordinary Pictures and Cross Pictures.
Mili (Amala Paul) is an under-confident introvert girl, who works as a kinder garden teacher. Her odd behaviour creates problems for the people around her and they start disliking her. Then she meets Naveen (Nivin Pauly), who motivates Mili to change her perspective towards life. Thus forms the crux of the story.