The shooting of Chekka Chivantha Vaanam directed by Manirathinam commenced recently and was progressing well. If not for the strike, the shooting of this film would have been in the final stages.
At this juncture, Simbhu and Vijay Sethupathi who are donning important roles in this film have sequences together. It is expected that all the sequences featuring Vijay Sethupathi and Simbhu would be a great mass. Apart from shooting, it is understood that both have become closer and become very good friends.
After Karthi’s Kaatru Veliyidai, director Mani Ratnam is directing a film titled Chekka Chivantha Vaanam which has Simbhu, Vijay Sethupathi, Aravind Swami, Arun Vijay, Prakash Raj, Jyothika, Aishwarya Rajesh, Thyagarajan, top model Dayana Erappa and Athithi Rao in the cast.
A R Rahman is composing the music while Santosh Shivan will handle the camera. Sreekar Prasad will edit the film. The film is being produced in Tamil and Telugu. The Telugu version has been titled Nawab.
The film is being produced by Manirathinam under the banner Madras Talkies in association with Lyca Production.