Chiyaan Vikram is all set to do a period cum contemporary drama Karikalan, directed by L I Kannan, a special effects specialist.
Kannan has worked in films like Enthiran, Anniyan, Eeram, Ghajini and Sivakasi. The film will be produced by SilverLine Film Factory of SS Vasan and S Parthi
Zarine Khan who who acted opposite Salman Khan in Veer is in the female lead. Harris Jayaraj, will be composing music for the film. Pasupathy and Shanmugaraja will be there in supporting roles.
Karikalan life is chronicled in this fantasy tale aptly named after him. Kannan, who has rich experience, is shooting the film using the latest in computer graphics and special effects. Some portions of the film have already been shot in Thalakonam Forests.
N karthik, an associate cinematographer is cranking the camera.