Merku Thodarchi Malai has released in August 2018 and was hugely acclaimed by the critics. This movie revolves around the people who possess no lands and works in the western ghats for their livelihood, and director Lenin Bharathi has clearly depicted their lifestyle. Now this movie went on to screen at 16th Carl International Film Festival (CIFF) held in Russia on 18th December. Vijay Sethupathi has produced this movie and the movie has fetched good profits for him. Actors Gayathri and Antony played the lead in this movie.