The film is to be produced by R.B. Choudry under Super Good Films directed by a debutant Nesan. Jilla is said to have Vijay, Mohanlal and Kajal Agarwal in the lead roles. Mohanlal is already an established personality in Tamil Industry and his last movie was Unnai Pol Oruvam with Kamal Haasan.
Both Vijay and Mohanlal have their own fan followers in both the states. Ilayathalapathi Vijay has immense support in Kerala and his latest blockbuster Thuppakki broke all the records within few days after its release. The film would be started by April 2013. The music is to be composed by D. Imman.