Pretham (English: Ghost) is a 2016 Indian Malayalam comedy horror film written, co-produced and directed by Ranjith Sankar. Starring Jayasurya, Aju Varghese, Sharanya Menon and Sharafudheen in the lead roles. It is co-produced by Sankar and Jayasurya. The story revolves around three classmates who plan a reunion.
It is the third collaboration of Sankar and Jayasurya after Punyalan Agarbattis and Su.. Su… Sudhi Vathmeekam. Principal photography began in Cherai, Ernakulam on 24 May 2016. The film released on 12 August 2016.
Jayasurya was selected to play the male lead, who is a Mentalist named John Don Bosco.Shruthi Ramakrishnan and Pearle Maaney portrayed the female lead roles. Justin Jose, known for his work in the Telugu film Baahubali: The Beginning and the Bollywood film Bajrangi Bhaijaan, was selected for the film’s sound design. The filming began on 24 May 2016 in the small town in Cherai in Ernakulam.