Vijay Yesudas’s Padaiveeran’s first look was revealed by Arvind Swami today. The film’s lead is Vijay Yesudas who is returning to screen after Maari, Akhil of Kalloori fame and veteran director Bharathiraja who plays a negative character. Amirtha plays the female lead role.

The film is directed by debutante Dhanashekar, an former associate of Mani Ratnam. Karthik Raja has composed the music.  The film is said to be a rustic rural story and major portions of  the movie have been shot in and around Theni. Rajavel Mohan has handled the cinematography.