Noted director Jayaraj’s new film titled Nayika is fast progressing in and around Alleppy in Kerala. The film chronicles the life and times of a yesteryear heroine of Malayalam cinema. It is the story of Gracy (Sharada) a leading star until she suddenly disappeared from the silver screen.The movie is produced by Thomas Benjamin. Deedi Damodaran is the script writer. Sreekumaran Thampy’s lines have been composed by M. K. Arjunan. A remixed version of the golden oldie Kasthuri Manakkunnallo… from the 1975 film Picnic has been included in the film. Cinematographer is Sinu Murikkumpuzha.