Mammootty plays Malik Bhai who knows only Malayalam. A foreigner played by Caroline Beck reaches Kochi to seek the help of Malik Bhai. The humorous situations that occur when they cannot mutually follow their languages are narrated in ‘Manglish’.
Muhammed Haneef produces ‘Manglish’ under the banner of Red Rose Creations. Tini Tom, Jojo, Raveendran, Ramu, Vinay Fort, Sathar, Mukundan, Sunil Sugatha, Chembil Asokan, Paulin, Seema Rose, Kalabhavan Harish, Kalabhavan Rehman, and Anitha Lawrence are the other main actors in the film.
The script is by Riyaz. Gopi Sunder tunes music for the lyrics by Rafeeq Ahmed, Santhosh Varma, and Hari Narayanan.