Odiyan is a fantasy thriller movie directed by V. A. Shrikumar Menon and produced by Aashirvad Cinemas. Mohanlal plays the role of Odiyan Manickyan. Prakash Raj, Manju Warrier, Innocent and Siddique plays important role in the movie. The story is based on Odiyans who have shape shifting capability using black magic. Mohanlal has undergone physical training to reduce weight to achieve the look of the character. The film is scheduled to release in December 2018.