Nalan Kumarasamy made his debut as a director through the film Soodhu Kavvum. Soodhu Kavvum is a film which had Vijay Sethupathi and Sanchita Shetty in the lead roles. Santhosh Narayanan has composed the music.
The film which had a different story and racy screenplay was a great hit. After this film, there were many speculations about the film to be directed by Nalan Kumarasamy. There was news that Nalan Kumarasamy may direct a film that will have either Surya or Vijay Sethupathi in the lead role.
Now there is confirmed news that he will be directing a film which will have Gautham Karthik in the lead role. When asked Nalan Kumarasamy about this, he said, “I am not in a position to direct Surya since he is busy. Similarly I am not able to direct Vijay Sethupathi because is acting in lots of films.”