Chiyan Vikram who won a name for himself playing varied roles will be part of the magnum opus Karikalan, ( a period and a contemporary flick) being produced by in a grand manner by SilverLine Film Factory of SS Vasan and S Parthi. The production house had made Singam Puli starring Jiiva before. Directing the mega-budget venture is L I Kannan, who worked for special efects in films like Enthiran, Anniyan, Eeram, Ghajini and Sivakasi. Harris Jeyaraj, who is known for coming up with catchy tunes, will be the music composer.
Zarine who acted opposite Salman Khan in Veer is the female lead. Pasupathy and Shanmuga raja play prominent roles in it. Karikalan life is chronicled in the this fantasy tale and aptly named after him. L I Kannan, who has rich experience had studied Hollywood Camera Works. The movie is made using Animatronics, Miniature, Computer Graphics and few portions have been shot already at Thalakonam Forests. N karthik, who was associate cinematographer in many hits like Yaradi Nee Mohini, Enthiran, Pugaipadam, and Mumbai Express is cranking the camera. Mahesh, who was part of Bheema, 1977, Sakkaraikatti, Muthinam Parthanae, handles editing. SS murthy who worked as art director in Aval Peyar Thamizharasi, Avargalum Ivargalum, Konjam Veyyil Konjam Mazhai handles art directoin with Maya pandi, who studied animatronics and worked in films like Enthiran, Eeram, Veyyil and Dishoom.