A film will be made on the deadly Nipah virus which terrified Keralites. The movie 'Virus' directed by Aashiq Abu will have some of the biggest stars cast together.

Revathy, Asif Ali, Parvathy, Rima Kallingal, Tovino Thomas, Kalidas Jayaram, Remya Nambeesan, Soubin Shahir, Dileesh Pothan and Chemban Vinod will be seen in the lead roles. Aashiq Abu unveiled the first look poster of the film on his Facebook page. The poster has the picture taken by Mathrubhumi photographer Sajan V Nambiar.

Muhsin Parari, Suhas and Sharfu are the script writers of the film. Rajeev Ravi is the cinematographer of the movie which is produced under the banner of OPM. Sushin Shyam is the music director and Saiju Sreedharan is the editor.

The plot of the movie is based on true stories related to Nipah virus in Kerala. The movie will hit theatres next summer.