Subramaniam Siva who had earlier directed Thiruda Thirudi, Pori, Yogi, and Seedan is now directing a film titled Vellaiyaanai. S Vinodh Kumar is producing the film under the banner Mini Studios. R Jagadeesan is handling the camera. Subramaniam Siva who hails from Thanjavur is directing this film which has the story of Thanjavur farmers. Samuthirakani is donning the role of a farmer. Subramaniam Siva instead of having the photo shoots in the studios has organized the photo shoot in the paddy fields of Thanjavur.
The shooting of the film has begun is now taking place continuously. Details regarding the other cast and crew will be announced in a short span of time. It has been decided to complete the shooting in a single schedule. It has been decided to release the film during the month of April.