Director Selvaraghavan's Aayirathil Oruvan starring actor Karthi in the lead along with actress Reema Sen, Andrea, and Parthiepan was considered was one of the weirdest histories in Kollywood. The film was trashed down right from the day of its release and the makers suffered a huge loss over this project. A film that failed to make a connection with the audience upon its release, a few years later managed to emerge up once again with a high reputation and recognition. Various people soon began to appreciate the rawness of the film and what it had to offer to the audience. Filmmaker Selvaraghavan who was criticized for his filmmaking style soon was known as a director ahead of time. Aayirathil Oruvan slowly got its worth and reached the high point way later its release. 

Actor Karthi who is currently awaiting the release of his upcoming film titled Dev, in a press interaction, revealed the chances of engaging in a sequel to this historic film Aayirathil Oruvan. The actor had stated that, 

“I seriously don’t know. I’m not sure if any other producer will come forward to produce the film. We all know about the reactions that the film received during its release. A lot of people ask me about the sequel, I feel there is a time for it and it will happen then,”