The movie went to floors in April 2010 and from the day one the movie Kaaval Kaadhal has been in news. First it was Asin, who was left breathless after a sudden gas leak in her vanity van whilst shooting for the film. Recently, producer of Bodyguard Johnny Thomas filed a petition in the Saidapet Court stating that the director has taken his permission and has no right to remake the film. Later, magistrate who enquired about the petition, directed the police to look into the matter and submit a report.
Siddique's directional Kaaval Kaadhal is a remake of his previous Malayalam movie Bodyguard, where Dileep and Nayantara played the lead roles. Vidyasagar is scoring the music, N K Ekambaram is handling the camera and Ramesh Babu is producing the film. Rajkiran, Roja Selvamani, Vadivelu and others are in the cast.
The title of Vijay and Asin Thottumkal starrer romantic comedy film has been named as Kaaval Kaadhal. Till recently, it was speculated that it was Kavalkaran, which is the the translation of Bodyguard in Tamil and now a source from the sets has confirmed the title.