Malavika Mohanan is the daughter of the cinematographer K. U. Mohanan, who has worked for movies such as Don (2006), Talaash, Jab Harry Met Sejal etc. Malavika is debuting in Bollywood with Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi's movie Beyond the Clouds that is up for 20th April 2018. About working opposite Ishaan Khattar, who is also marking his debut with this film, she said, "If a good offer comes along, I’d love to work with Ishaan again. Regarding prepping up for the role, she said, "That was physically exhausting. I also started sleeping less so I’d get some dark circles and didn’t wash my hair for 10 days to look convincingly distraught on screen."