Tharai Thappattai is written and directed by Bala, with Sasikumar and Varalaxmi Sarathkumar in the leading roles. Ilaiyaraaja composes the film’s music. Since folk dance is an integral part of the film, he had used folk musicians who are not associated with the film industry. The film is based on karakattam.
Tharai Thappattai is scheduled to release for Pongal, 2016, comes in January.