Vikram and Gautham Menon have begun their high-octane action thriller Dhruva Natchathiram in Chennai. From the teaser, which has gone viral for its sleek making style, it is evident that Vikram (John) will be a CIA agent, working for K. Then the antagonist Darkman, held K in captivity forcing John to come back to Delhi. There was a recent buzz that Prithviraj will play the main antagonist in the film while now reports suggest that Parthiban has been approached for key roles.

There are reports that the Iru Mugan actor will also appear in a younger look in the flashback portions. A spy thriller produced jointly by Ondraga Entertainment and Escape Artists Pictures, the film will be released August this year.