Director Samudrakkani is all set to direct a malayalam film and will have actress Iniya playing the female lead. she got opportunity to act in the film following Varalakshmi Sarath Kumar backing out of the project. The director who made the film in Tamil under the titled Appa will reach Malayalam with a new titled Akasa Mitai. Jayaram would be playing the male protagonist in the film. Ilayaraha would be handling the music of the film.