Jallikkettu is the next directorial venture of Lijo Jose Pellissery who is known for churning blockbusters like Amen, Angamaly Diaries and Ee. Ma. Yau. The shooting is progressing in Kattappana. The film stars Antony Varghese of Angamaly Diaries fame, Vinayakan and Sabumon Abdusamad playing lead roles. The film is based on a short story written by S.Hareesh. Unconfirmed sources suggest that the film is based on a Maoist incident. As the shooting progressed, Antony Varghese was injured during one of the fight sequences as he hit his face on a table. The actor was shifted to a nearby hospital and is reportedly stable now. However, he was advised rest for two days by the doctors.