Parava (English: Bird) is an upcoming 2016 Indian Malayalam comedy film directed by Soubin Shahir with a script jointly written by Shahir and Muneer Ali. It is Shahir's debut film and will feature newcomers in the lead roles.
It is the third film produced by Anwar Rasheed after Bangalore Days (2014) and Premam (2015). Principal photography began in Ernakulam on June 1, 2016, with the film set to release during Christmas 2016.
After assisting several directors for their films, Shahir started co-writing a script with friend Muneer Ali in late 2015. In early 2016, Anwar Rasheed announced that he'd launch Shahir as a director.
A casting call announcement was made through a video on April 23, 2016 throughout social media seeking male and female actors between the age of 13 and 26 years.
The shooting of the film began in Qissa Cafe in Fort Kochi on June 1, 2016.