Vijay Sethupathi who produced Orange Mittai started producing the film titled Merku Thodarchi Malai. This film which had new faces was directed by Lenin Bharathi. Ilayaraja had composed the music. The shooting of the film commenced in January 2016 and was completed in the March itself. Immediately the post-production works of this was completed and sent to censor board members for certification. The film was certified with U certificate.
This film participated in numerous film festivals. It has now been announced the film will be released on 24thof this month. The film Junga which was Vijay Sethupathi Production third venture was released on 17th July. Vijay Sethupathi is currently shooting for Seethaakathi. His much awaited film ‘Chekka Chivantha Vaanam’ alongside STR, Arvind Swami and Arun Vijay in lead roles is scheduled for release on September 28.