The film stars Suriya in a
dual role, with Samantha Ruth Prabhu as the female lead.
Suriya's Look was said to possess two different appearances
for filming, starting with a raw and jagged look.
Comedian Vivek was approached to play a role in the film,
but could not take up the offer as a result of date clashes
with Vai Raja Vai. Instead comedian Soori was signed.
Red Dragon Digital camera along with a high zoom lens. It
was reported that it was the first film in the world to be
shot with the camera. The technology had not even been used
in Hollywood films, according to the makers.