Lakshmi said that Piaa Bajpai would play the heroine. Piaa is known for films such as Ko and Bale Pandiya. It is Lakshmi's second directorial venture and will go on the floors on March 27. Shruti Hariharan of Lucia fame will play an important role. The male lead is yet to be finalised.
Nerungi Va Muthamidathe is inspired by the recent petrol crisis in Tamil Nadu. The film is based on the simple premise that all of us need a crisis to realize the value of a relationship.