Anoop Menon is debuting as a director for King Fish. It started off as the directorial of VK Prakash, but the director backed off for unknown reasons. The film has Anoop and director-actor Ranjith essaying the roles of a nephew and uncle, Bhaskara Varma and Neelakanda Varma, men who belong to the royal clan. Anoop has brought some interesting people on board- his make up man, the lyricist and most importantly, has cast Nithin Renji Panicker, director of the controversial Kasaba in a pivotal role. The character posters were released and the film which is bankrolled by Texas Film factory will hit theaters soon.