Madhavan-Vijay Sethupathi starrer Vikram Vedha is inspired from the tales of Vikramaditya​ and Vetal. King Vikramaditya tries to capture the Vetal who escapes him every time by telling an interesting story. The characters of Madhavan and Vijay ​S​ethupathi are based on the ​K​ing and the Vetal. Similar to the popular folk tale, Vijay Sethupathi who plays​ a gangster escapes Madhavan’s cop character every time by weaving a tale​.​

The action thriller is much awaited and is directed by Pushkar Gayathrie. ​The film shoot was completed a while back and official information about the censor and release dates is expected soon.

In addition to the main duo, Shraddha Srinath, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, John Vijay and Kathir play important roles in the film​. Sam CS has composed the music.