Carbon, starring Fahadh Faasil and Mamta Mohandas in the lead roles is an adventure thriller helmed by cinematographer turned director Venu who is known for Daya and Munnariyuppu. Set in the backdrop of an exotic forest, Carbon narrates the story of a few individuals who set about an adventure and the unhoped jeopardies that awaits them. Apart from Fahadh and Mamta, the movie features an ensemble cast including Manikandan Achari, Vinayakan, Nedumudi Venu, Vijayaraghavan, Chetan Jayalal, Kochu Preman, Sharfudheen, Soubin Shahir and many others.
Written by the director himself, Carbon has veteran cinematographer KU Mohanan forming the part of the crew. Noted Bollywood music director, who first forayed into Malayalam cinema with Venu's debut directorial Daya starring Manju Warrier, is making his comeback to Mollywood after a gap that spans nearly two decades.