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  • 2nd consecutive collaboration of Director ManiRatnam and Actress Aditi Rao Hydari.
  • Aravind Swamy (Varadhan) debuted in Mani Ratnam's cult classic Thalapathy, where in he earned the endearments such as "The most beautiful Indian Man" and "chocolate boy". But in this film he successfully portrayed Varadhan as a "brute to the core". What a dynamic.
  • This is the first time collaboration between actors Silambarasan, Vijay Sethupathi, Arun Vijay and Director ManiRatnam.
  • Actor Aravind Swamy and Director ManiRatnam's 8th collaboration.
  • Most of the outdoor 'Road' sequences were shot in Chennai Outer Ring Road, that stretches between Vandalur and Poonamallee.


  • Actor Silambarasan was extremely worried about the prolonged 'car drift' scene at the climax. He agreed to ride in the vehicle only when co-actor Vijay Sethupathi convinced him that he is good at driving and drifting cars.
  • Remake of the Korean movie 'Sinsegye' (2013) meaning 'the new world'
  • Director Mani Ratnam's return to Gangster genre after his cult classic 'Thalapathy' 1991 (Aravind Swamy's debut). Contrastingly, Where Thalapathy is about friendship and brotherhood against the world kinda love, CCV is all about bloody power struggle amongst the brotherhood.
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