Makkal Selvan is truly living up to his pet name. Vijay Sethupathi is one of the most sought after stars within and outside Tamil industry. He has already made his debut in Malayalam and Telugu industries this year. As of now, VJS is shooting for Laabam directed by SP Jananathan. The film which has agriculture as its main theme also stars Shruti Haasan and Kalaiyarasan. VJS plays a farmers union leader. The shooting was progressing in a village named Peruvayal near Kundrathur. The shooting required a farmers association building and Vijay Sethupathi requested the team to build a real building and not a set. After the completion of the shooting, he gifted the building to the farmers of the area.