Director Revathy S Varma, who directed June R in Tamil, makes her debut in Malayalam with Mad Dad.
According to the director, "This story is about the affection shared by a father and his daughter."
She says that as a fan of films made by directors such as Fazil, who handled intense relationships in a beautiful way, this was the story she was waiting for to make her entry into Malayalam films.
Nazriya Nazim, the anchor of a popular television music reality show, makes her debut as a heroine and Lal plays her dad. Sreejith Vijay plays Nazriya's lover in the story.
The cinematographer is Pradeep Nair.
The shooting of the film is currently underway at Erattupetta and Kochi.