Actor, producer, director and distributor Lal after the colossal failure of his Tournament with new faces, is now going back to trusted stars. He has asked Mammootty, to give him priority dates, for a film which he will produce and direct. Lal knows Mammootty well from the Siddique- Lal days, when the duo directed the star’s mega hit Hitler. As an actor, Lal- Mammootty combination has worked big time in films like Black,Thommanum Makkalum and the recent Best Actor. Lal is joining hands with Mammootty again, but this time he is n the director’s seat. This is Lal’s first solo directorial venture with a superstar. The buzz is that the film will be produced by Mammootty’s Play House.