Director Lal who is on a joyride after the sucess of his latest films 'To Harihar Nagar' and 'In Ghost House Inn' is back with his new film 'Tournament'. 'Tournament' stars a bunch of youngsters in the lead roles - Fahad Fazil, Praveen, Manu, John, Aryan, Prajan and Roopamanjari. 'Tournament' is a road movie in whci the story progresses as the main characters embark on a journey. Viswam, Usman, Balu, Bobby, Chilambu and Subu start from Kochi for a Cricket match selection.Lekshmi, their friend, also joins them. Since they miss the flight from Cochin, they decide to travel by road. Vayalar Sarath has penned the lyrics and the music has been composed by Deepak Dev. Venu has wielded the camera. The director himself has scripted the film. 'Tournament' has been produced by P N Venugopal and Lal under the banners of PNV Associates and Lal Productions. 'Tournament' is a Christmas release.