In his upcoming film Laabam
, Vijay Sethupathi plays an action hero who fights for social justice. The film's director SP Jananathan says that for his role in the film, Sethupathi hit the gym regularly to bring authenticity to his character. The filmmaker also revealed that Shruti Haasan plays a Tamil girl who produces international music albums. The lead pair in the film work in their respective fields to bring awareness on the importance of working-class community in the society.
Jagapathi Babu plays the main villain in the film and Madras fame Kalaiyarasan also plays a pivotal role. The makers have completed important scenes in locations like Rajapalayam, Ambasamudhiram, and Tenkasi.