The movie is based on M.T Vasudevan Nair famous novel Randamoozham written in 1984.
Randamoozham tells the story of Mahabharatha from Bheemas angle. Mamootty and Mohanlal are coming together for this movie. Mohanlal as Bheeman, Mammootty as Karnan . A.R Rahman is coming back to Malayalam through this movie.
The movie is set as a retelling of the Indian epic Mahabharata, from the view of Bhima, the second Pandava. The film starts with Mahaprasthanam, where pandavas renounce their kingdom and other worldly possessions and start the final pilgrimage to Himalayas to enter the heaven in bodily form. The story deviates from the traditional Mahabharata story when Bhima stops to take care of Draupadi during this journey.