Karikalan's first look posters were released a long time back, they managed to create quite a stir around the Kollywood circle, the reason being the genre of the movie. Periodic films are not only difficult to make but the previous attempts have all failed 'Aravaan' being one of the many. This periodic movie has started facing issues even before it hit the screens, After completing 25 Percent of the movie Vikram decided to turn his focus onto other projects like Thandavam and the multi-starrer David.
Vikram was set to play the role of "Karikalan Chola" one of the popular tamil kings and Zarine Khan who carries a very close resemblance to Katrina Kaif plays the role of Velir Girl , it is directed by Kannan who worked as an assistant director under Shankar.It looks like the 'Karikalan' team are all set to start their second schedule based on what G.V Prakash Kumar who is the music director for the movie has tweeted.
Here is the Tweet "The Historical Epic ' Karikalan ' revives back from march with chiyaan Vikram #periodfilm