Mammootty-Shaji Kailas teamed up again for the next project `August 15′, which began its shoot at Thiruvanathapuram. Mammootty dons the role of a police officer named `Perumal’, the protagonist in `August1′. M. Mani is producing the film under the banner of Aroma Movies. This will be Mani’s 59th film to be produced. S.N Swami, the veteran scenarist said, `August 15′ will not be a sequel of `August 1′. It will be entirely different, except the inclusion of character Perumal. All the other characters will be new and will not hold any relation to `August 1′ .
`August 15′ moves around the ultimate motive of a group who attempted to assassinate chief minister. Perumal, a police officer was appointed for investigation. He was completely in dark about the intrigues and plot of the antagonist. Meghna Naidu will don the role of a cyber crime officer Lekshmi in the film. Other cast includes Madhu, Lalu Alex, Nedumudi Venu, Bala Chandran Chullikad, Kochu Preman, Biju Pappan and others.