Vijay Sethupathi’s Puriyaatha Puthir started production in 2013. The film starred Gayathrie of Naduvulla Konjam Oakkatha Kaanom. The film which started as a romantic thriller however the tone of the film changed midway to a thriller. The film’s title was also changed from Mellisai to suit the genre.

The film will finally release on September 1. It is directed by Ranjith Jeyakodi. The film’s music is composed by Sam CS.

The film also stars Ramesh Thilak, Sonia Deepthi and Arjunan. The film is produced by Rebel Studios and distributed by JSK Film Corporation.