Arrambam (Valai) is a forthcoming Indian Tamil action thriller film directed by Vishnuvardhan. Produced by A. Raghuram, the film will feature Ajith Kumar, Arya, Nayantara and Taapsee Pannu playing lead roles
Initially Anushka Shetty was approached for the female lead. Due the her commitments with other projects, Nayanthara was named as the female lead.
The Director approached Arya for another lead role. Yuvan Shankar Raja is scoring the music for the film. Richa Gangopadhyay was initially considered for the second female lead. Later Taapsee Pannu was selected for her role.
It is also reported that Arvind Swamy and Prithviraj Sukumaran will play pivotal roles and Telugu actors Akkineni Nagarjuna, Ravi Teja and Jagapathi Babu will have cameo appearances in the film. Mahesh Manjrekar will be essaying the role of a villain in the film.
The film’s title was not revealed until the post production of the film. A teaser was also released without the title and became a popular video on YouTube. On 1 May 2013, coinciding with Ajith Kumar’s birthday, a 42-second teaser trailer was uploaded on YouTube, which indicated that the film was still untitled.