The film introduced the state’s first equity crowdfunding model of film production, being produced by Santhosh Kottayi, Bijou Antony and Preeta Nair under the banner Finecut Entertainments Pvt Ltd in association with Aashirvad Cinemas.
Principal photography began at the end of August 2014. The first schedule was in Kochi, Goa and Mysore; the second schedule was in Bangalore; and the final schedule was at Kochi, Bangalore and Bellary. The film was originally scheduled for a 110-day shoot and was completed within a span of 7 months.
The film released in theatres across India on May 14, 2015 and met with generally uncomplimentary reviews from critics.
- Mohanlal as Jai Mohan
- Amala Paul as Anjali Menon
- Sathyaraj as Shaheed Khadar
- Kainaat Arora as Laila
- Ramya Nambeeshan as Ramya
- Joy Mathew as Dr. Menon
- Rahul Dev as Victor Rana
- Junaid Sheikh as Dilawar
- Sudheer Sukumaran as Dhara
- Kalakalyani as Priya
- Anjali Aneesh Upasana as Officer
- Arya as Deccan Exports Receptionist
- Abhijeet Paul as Officer
- Vijay Menon as Christy
- Sreerag Nambiar
- Kiran Raj
Mohanlal is in the lead along with Amala Paul. Tamil actor Sathyaraj has a pivotal role in the film. Earlier there were speculations regarding the change in heroine as soon as actress Amala Paul announced her wedding. Several reports suggested that Manju Warrier would replace Amala Paul, and that writer Suresh Nair was keen to cast Manju Warrier opposite Mohanlal in the project. The production team remained silent and no official confirmations came, leaving it as rumours. Later in an interview Amala Paul confirmed that she would play the lead opposite Mohanlal and the shoot of the film would begin in August 2014.
In the pre-production stage there were reports that Sonu Sood would play the antagonist opposite Mohanlal. However there was no official confirmation. In an interview Ramya Nambeeshan confirmed she would be a part of Lailaa O Lailaa, was happy to bag a role in a Joshiy project, and would be doing a guest role, a pivotal role in the movie. This is the first time she has worked with both Mohanlal and Joshiy.
On September 11, 2014. Times of India reported that Ashvin Mathew had been cast in LOL. It was also reported that Joy Mathew would be seen in the movie. It is the first time he is doing a film with Mohanlal. Bollywood actress Kainaat Arora is doing a pivotal role in the movie. "I really don't have the liberty to open up about my role. All I can say is that my character is pivotal to the story, and the central plot revolves around her. That's not all, I have a lot of combination scenes with Mohanlal," she says. Rahul Dev will play the antagonist opposite Mohanlal. Confirming the news scriptwriter Suresh Nair, "Rahul Dev has been roped in to play a villain. He has joined the set in Bangalore.". Amala Paul's brother Abhijeet Paul also has a role in the film. During the final schedule, Junaid Sheikh joined the crew who acted in Salaam Kashmir with Joshiy playing a villain, as an international don.
|Lailaa O Lailaa|
|Soundtrack album by Gopi Sundar|
|Studio||Sensa Digital World|