Suriya's upcoming rural action drama family entertainer, Etharkkum Thunindhavan, being directed by blockbuster filmmaker Pandiraj, is Sun Pictures' next grand venture, with plans for it to be released in theatres later this year. With a major schedule on Etharkkum Thunindhavan recently wrapped up in Karaikudi, popular Tamil film director K. P. Jagan, best known for directing 'Thalapathy' Vijay's Pudhiya Geethai in 2003, has announced on social media that he has joined the team of Suriya and Pandiraj. Taking to Twitter, Jagan tweeted, "Always I Love My Job #ET #EtharkumThunindhavan," while sharing a picture of himself from the film’s sets where he is seen wearing a mask. 

K. P. Jagan's is working on Etharkkum Thunindhavan as the film's co-director and had previously collaborated with Pandiraj on Namma Veettu Pillai starring Sivakarthikeyan. Jagan shot to fame after working with Vijay in Pudhiya Geethai after which he went on to direct films like Kodambakkam (2006), Raman Thediya Seethai (2008) and En Aaloda Seruppa Kaanom (2017). Recently, he worked as a story and dialogue writer in producer-director Suresh Kamatchi's Miga Miga Avasaram, and has also made appearances in films like Mayandi Kudumbathar, Nagaraja Cholan MA, MLA, including director Pandiraj's Namma Veetu Pillai

Suriya's Etharkkum Thunindhavan is one of the most exciting films in the actor's career in recent times, with the production set to come to a close soon. The film includes a huge cast featuring names like youth sensation Priyanka Arul Mohan as the heroine, veteran actors Sathyaraj, M. S. Bhaskar and Saranya Ponvannan, followed by Devadarshini, Vada Chennai fame Sai Dheena and Saran Shakthi, Cooku with Comali fame Pugazh, Tiger Thangadurai, Vinay, Ilavarasu, Subbu Panchu, Dhivya Dhuraisamy, 'Master' Cibi, Saran Shakthi, Akash Premkumar and others in pivotal roles. D. Imman is composing the songs and background score for the film and is incidentally the first time Suriya is working under Pandiraj's direction after the filmmaker joined hands with the actor's production banner 2D Entertainment for the blockbuster Kadaikutty Singam