Mazhaikalam is an effort of debut director Deepan. Though he is new to direction, he has gained vast experience by assisting several directors especially those who have worked with Super Good Films. Mazhaikalam stars Sri Ram, a Koothupattarai student who will be making his acting debut, and Saranya of Kadhal fame.
This is a love story with a suspense factor involved. Since the storyline of Mazhaikalam revolves in Chennai and Pondicherry, the film was shot entirely in these locations. Johnson has scored the background music for Mazhaikalam while Prem Anand has composed music for five songs. Yesudasan has produced this film under the banner AR Screens Pvt Ltd.