Lal is seen in a completely new look in the movie directed by his son Jean Paul. The new look is for 'Hi I am Tony', Jean Paul's next after 'Honey Bee'. Lal is seen with bald head and thick beard.
Lal plays the central character Tony in this movie. Tony is an IT company top executive. Asif Ali and Mia are paired in 'Hi I am Tony'. The unexpected happenings in the life of the characters played by Asif Ali and Mia, when Tony intrudes into their life form the plot of the movie.
Bangalore is the main location. Biju Menon and Lena are also seen in prominent roles. Deepak Dev composes music for the movie. Alby is the cinematographer. In the banner of SJM Entertainment, 'Hi I am Tony' is produced by Siby Thottuppuram and Joby Mundamattom.