Superstar Mohanlal stars in Pulimurugan as the titular character. The film is directed by Vyshakh and produced by Tomichan Mulakupadam. Movie also features Kamalinee Mukherjee as the female lead and Namitha in a important role. The action thriller, shot extensively in Vietnam is based on a legendary hunter Murugan. The thriller captures the emotions of both the hunter and the hunted. Made on a budget of 30 crores, the movie is penned by Udayakrishna. Mulukupadam Films is distributing the movie.