Bankrolled by P. Shanmugham under the banner, Monica Productions, this message-bearing meaningful venture has R. Mutharasan, Tamilnadu State Secretary of the Communist Party of India as the protagonist. He plays an agriculturist in the film which has music by Ilaiyaraja.
Russia Mayan plays his wife.
Scissor Manohar, Kovai Ilango, Raja Thirunavukkarasu, Arjunraj, Mahimairaj, Anburani, Subha, Palani Manisekaran, Kondaimandai Radhakrishnan etc are also in the cast.
Ilaiyaraja is the composer.
Johnson is handling the cinematography.
Ashok Charles is the editor.
Sethu Ramesh is the art director.
Mahendra Prasad is the co-producer.
S. A. Vijayakumar who has apprenticed under several well known filmmakers has assumed responsibility for the story, screenplay and direction.
Says he about the film-
The title bears a lot of significance not only to the food grain but also looks at it as the pulse of human life! The plot and presentation drive home important messages to the contemporary generation.
Every dialogue uttered by R. Mutharasan who is playing the protagonist has a lot of relevance to the prevailing present situation and conveys meaningful messages.
The film’s shooting has been done in about 35 days in villages in the neighborhood of Kumbakonam. Real life farmers have also acted in this film, lending a touch of realism!