The shooting of the film Singam took place in Nellai. This film was a great hit. After the colossal success of this film, a sequel to this film titled Singam 2 was produced. This film which was also directed by Hari had the combination of Surya and Anushka. Singam 2 was also a great hit.
Currently Hari is directing a film titled Singam 3 which has Surya and Anushka in the lead roles. Some of the sequences of Singam 1 were shot in four lane road in Reddiarpatti in Nellai. Now the shooting of Singam 3 is also taking place in the same location.
Huge crowd thronged to witness the shooting. Policemen were deployed to control the crowd.