Anuskha Shetty started her post-Bahubali career with a super hit in the form of Bhaagamathie. When it was released on 26 January, the movie was both a critical and commercial success. Now, when it was aired on television on 13 May, the movie was equally successful with the small screen audience. The movie achieved a whopping 12.6 TRP rating when it was given a worldwide television premiere. The movie is directed by G. Ashok who had waited for a long time to make his vision of the movie come true with Anushka Shetty in the lead role. Unni Mukundan and Jayaram had starring roles in this movie. Anushka played the role of an IAS officer Chanchala.