The 2017 political thriller scripted by late Sachy was the debut directorial of Arun Gopy. Starring Dileep in the lead role, the film was a money-minter at the box office. However, its route to release was laden with many obstacles as there was a call to boycott the film due to Dileep's alleged involvement in the actress abduction and assault case. The film was a game-changer for Dileep as support from the industry was minimal due to the sensational case. However, his fans were loyal to him and gave the film the adulation it deserved. The crisp screenplay, power-packed dialogues and of course Dileep's performance were pivotal to the success of the film. It is 3 Years of this blockbuster.