Cinematographer Azhagappan makes his debut as a director with Pattam Pole, the shooting of which has started at Alappuzha.
Dulquer Salmaan plays the lead in the film, as a Brahmin youth. Malavika makes her debut as the heroine.
Dulquer's last release, ABCD, was panned by the critics but has earned fairly well at the box office.
He will be seen in action soon in Sameer Thahir's Neelakasham Pachakkadal Chuvanna Bhoomi.
Dulquer narrated the story in Amal Neerad's film, Kullante Bharya, in the recently released 5 Sundarikal, which got good reviews.