Harris Jayaraj, who is active on the social networking site Twitter, announced the news that he is not scoring the music for Vikram's forthcoming movie. He tweeted, "I haven't signed any film named Karikalan or such. Please don't believe the web sources claiming that I am the composer of the film".
Meanwhile, a press release from the production house of Karikalan has stated that Bollywood actress Zarine Khan, who made her debut opposite Salman Khan in Hindi movie Veer, has been signed to pair Vikram in the film. The movie directed by N Kannan has N Karthik"s cinematography and other details are yet to be announced.