'Celluloid', directed and scripted by Kamal, has Prithviraj and Samvritha Sunil in the lead. It tells the story of J.C.Daniel, who is apparently the father of the Malayalam film industry.
J.C.Daniel, who directed the first Malayalam silent movie 'Vigathakumaran', at the age of 28, never got any recognition for his work. So in this movie, Kamal depicts the ups and downs that J.C.Daniel had to face in his career.
Prithviraj will portray J.C.Daniel and Samvritha will play his wife Janet. A newcomer will depict the role of P.K.Rose who was the first heroine of Malayalam film industry. The film also stars Sreenivasan and Tiny Tom.