In history, Che Guevara (1928 – 1967) is famous as an Argentine Marxist revolutionary and the right hand Fidel Castro, former president of Cuba. Here, Mohanlal will not play this Che Guevara. He will be a Keralite with the name Che Guevara, having the same dedication to his revolutionary doctrines, serving the poor by eradicating the socio-economic inequalities among the people.
Ace scriptwriter A.K. Sajan, hit maker of Nadhiya [an error occurred while processing this directive]Kollapeta Rathri and Chinthamani Kola Case, will pen this character for Mohanlal in the forthcoming movie Karnan to be directed by Joshi. Shooting will start after Mohanlal completes his part in Twenty:20 and Madambi.