When debutante director Vijaya Kiran approached SA Chandrasekhar with Naiyapudai's script, the latter was surprised. The script's hero was a 73-year old retired army officer and SAC readily agreed to do the movie as he could relate to the character. The actor shared that the film is a total commercial entertainer with a strong message delivered at the end. Starring Pa Vijay, SA Chsndrasekhar, Rajendhran and Chandini, Naiyapudai release this weekend, on 26th February.