The story centers on a girl being mysteriously murdered in a palace, where a film is being shot at the same place. A team of investigative officers arrive to unravel the mystery that results in unexpected twists and turns. The film Marmam will be simultaneously made in Tamil and Telugu with newcomers Vijaya Surya and Radhika Rai donning the lead roles while Jackie Shroff performs a prominent role.
Vijayakumar and Kadhal Dandapani have been also signed for this film, which is directed by H Madan. Apart from wielding megaphone, he has penned story, screenplay and dialogues for this film.