The last film that Prashanth had acted was Saahasam. There was no good response for this film. After this, Prashanth was listening to stories from various directors.
Prashanth was impressed by the story narrated by debutante director Vetriselvan who was earlier an assistant to Jeeva Shankar. The shooting of the film commenced. Thiagarajan is producing this action thriller film titled Johny.
Ananya Soni is donning the female lead role. The shooting of this film is taking place in and around Chennai. The crew borrowed the title Johny from the producer who produced Rajini starrer Johny.