Short story of Karoor Neelakanda Pillai will be made into a film with superstar Mohanlal in the lead role. He will play a school master in the film based on the book Pothichoru.
Rajeeev Ulakanath is directing this film titled Onnaam Sir and K.B. Venu is going script the story. The director had worked with Mohanlal in the film Pakal Nakshthrangal. Karoor brought to light the sufferings of school teachers in olden days in his famous short story Pothichoru.