There was also Ee Parakkum Thalika featuring Dileep, which also had a similar storyline about a bus owner and a bus in ruin. Both of the films were super successes for their lead stars. Jayaram is now getting ready to play the role of a private bus owner. His character in the new film Kudumbashree Travels will be that of a bus owner. It is in its final stages of pre production. The movie will be directed by debutant director Kiran.
In the meantime, Jayaram's latest movie Makeup Man, which is directed by Shafi, is getting ready on the sets at Ernakulam.