Indian cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin got nostalgic after watching the second instalment of Venkat Prabhu's Chennai 28. On his Twitter page the cricketer wrote about how he could relate the film to his life. "What a wonderful movie 'Chennai 28 II'. Completely put my life on rewind mode. Genuinely felt I could have been a part of it."

For this Venkat Prabhu replied, "Thank you so much. Missed casting you. Will confirm you for 'Chennai 28 III'."