Ever since lockdown was announced, many film releases remain doubtful. But producers of some films agreed to go for direct OTT release rather than wait for theaters to open. Mammooty was in the shoot of a political thriller ONE when the lockdown was imposed. The film boasts of an ensemble cast and is a directorial venture of Santhosh Viswanath. Mammootty plays the CM of the state Kadakkal Chandran in the film. On asked about the possibility of the release, Santhosh asserted that ONE is made for theaters and will release it in cinemas. ONE is scripted by Bobby and Sanjay, also stars Murali Gopy, Renji Panicker, Nimisha Sajayan, Mathew Thomas and Joju George in pivotal roles.