Johnny Tri Nguyen has recently opened up on the film and on how he was signed for the film. The actor credits Hollywood stunt choreographer Peter Haynes for bringing him to the Tamil film industry. He said that a few months ago, the action choreographer called him and asked him whether he is interested to act in Kollywood films and said that the role suits him, as it involves a lot of action sequences. .
Giving more information about his entry to the Tamil films, The Vietnamese American said that AR Murugadoss saw his some of his action films and liked it. Later, the stuntman-turned-actor was zeroed in on the role. However, Johnny adds that his role did not demand him to speak in Tamil, as he plays a foreigner in the film. Even, on the sets of 7 Aum Arivu, he did not find it difficult because the unit members knew English.