'Shikkar' is eagerly awaited by fans of Mohanlal worldwide, as it brings together the Megastar and director M Padmakumar for the first time. Padmakumar who had earlier directed films like 'Vargam', 'Vaasthavam' and 'Parunthu' tells a revenge story this time with 'Shikkar'. Scripted by S Sureshbabu, the film has Mohanlal playing Balaraman, a lorry driver who holds an air of mystery around him. Ananya plays his daughter and Kailash her love interest. There are also several other actors like Thalaivasal Vijay, Maithili, Sneha, Kalabhavan Mani, Lalu Alex, Jagathy Sreekumar and Suraj Venjaramoodu in the cast. The technical crew boasts of such names as Maoj Pillai (Cinematography), Ranjan Abraham (Editing) and Manu Jagath (Art Direction). The music of the film has been composed by M Jayachandran and the lyrics have been written by Gireesh Puthencherry. 'Shikkar' has been produced by K K Rajagopal under the banner of Sreeraj Creations.