Reports suggested that Amala
Paul was set to be signed on to play the lead female role in
the film, but this proved to be untrue. Subsequently
Aishwarya Arjun, daughter of actor Arjun, was signed on to
make her debut with the film.
She would be portraying a student in the film, and was
signed after being recommended by director Sundar C.
Vadivelu was initially announced to be making a comeback
with the film but was later replaced by Santhanam
The film began filming in December 2012 with a lunch event
at the AVM studios.. The team shot in locations across
Karaikudi, Madurai and Trichy as a part of the initial
schedule with Seetha, Jagan and Manobala added to the cast.