On 30 August 2018, Kamal Haasan announced an untitled film which he would produce under his banner Raaj Kamal Films International, with Rajesh Selva directing, while Vikram and Akshara Haasan (Kamal's daughter) would star. Srinivas R. Gutha was announced as the cinematographer. The film, which would be co-produced by Trident Arts, began filming on the same day. The film's title Kadaram Kondan and first look poster were revealed on 6 November, the eve of Kamal Haasan’s birthday. The film was shot in Kuala Lumpur for a month, where the shooting schedule ended in late November. Principal photography ended on 9 January 2019, with the exception of a song sequence and "a few patch works".