We have already reported that Gautham Karthik will be sporting a desi look--clad in a typical white shirt and dhoti--for his action drama Muthuramalingam. In the film, the young hunk will be paired opposite Priya Anand under the direction of Rajadurai. Earlier, there were reports that Gautham's dad Karthik will play his on-screen father however, the team has ended up casting Napolean for the role.

Set in Madurai, the film not based on Muthuramalingam Thevar. It is a story of a boy named Muthuramalingam — his trials and tribulations.