Shankar in his usual style, shared the news with his fans on his official website. He wrote, “Nanban shooting 100% completed. Since Velayudham is releasing for Diwali, Nanban will be for Pongal. And the audio will start rocking your ears from December."
Nanban is a remake of Bollywood blockbuster 3 Idiots, which starred Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Sharman Joshi and Kareena Kapoor in the leads. In the Tamil version, Vijay, Srikanth, Jeeva and Ileana D'Cruz are enacting the respective roles.