'Alif' directed by debutant Muhammed Koya has Lena and Kalabhavan Mani in the lead roles. The director himself has written the story, screenplay, and dialogues. The film is produced by M S Biju.
'Alif' is the story of three generations of women of a family, their struggles set against certain social issues. The movie also stars Nedumudi Venu, Joy Mathew, Irshad, Seenath, and Nilambur Aysha.
The movie has a Malayalam song written by Rafeeq Ahamed and an Arabic song written by Ahmed Dasthi, a director and writer in Kuwait and composed by Hindustani vocalist and composer Pandit Ramesh Narayan, for the first time.