Ayyappanum Koshiyum, starring Biju Menon and Prithviraj in the title characters was a critclly and commercially successful film resulting in the team selling off the rights for Tamil and Telugu remake. The film's villain Kuttamani played by Sabumon reveals his experience of working in the film. There is scene where he has an encounter with Ayyapan Nair. Ayyappan is quite super human when he takes the avatar of Mundur Maadan and the scene was one of the best choreographed action scenes in the film. Sabumon has put up on his page how he was left battered after getting kicked by the powerful opponent.