Mammootty starred in an action cop thriller titled Masterpiece in 2017, that also featured Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, Unni Mukundan, Poonam Bajwa, Maqbool Salmaan, and others in important roles. The film has now been dubbed into Tamil with the title, 'Perasiriyar Chanakyan'.
The trailer of the dubbed version has now been released by the makers, and the theatrical release will happen very soon. Directed by Ajai Vasudev, the film has music by Deepak Dev. The Tamil dialogues have been penned by V.Prabhakar.
Varalaxmi and Unni Mukundan play Police officers, while the lead hero Mammootty portrays the role of a college professor.