Maan Karate is an tamil comedy - romance movie direction by A.R Murugadoss’s long time associate Thiru Kumaran. The movie Starring with Sivakarthikeyan, Hansika Motwani, Vamsi Krishna and with others leading stars. A.R.Murgadoss had written the story & the screenplay for this movie.
The movie about the group of friends wandering into a forest, only to come across a saint. Sathish (Merina Sathish) asks the saint for his beneficial. A local dude Peter (Siva Karthikeyan) has also interest with Yazhini (Hansika) and winning the boxing tournament and dedicating the cash prize off to these friends.
The story of how Sathish and his friends come across Peter, his love interest Yazhini (Hansika) and the happenings thereafter is what Maan Karate is all about.
The film was planned to be released on April 4th, 2014. Movie is releasing in 600 plus screens world wide. A teaser was released on the midnight of Valentine's Day and received positive feedback.
Soundtrack for the film has been composed by Anirudh Ravichander scoring for the second Sivakarthikeyan film after Ethir Neechal (2013). The audio was launched at sathyam cinemas(Chennai) on March 16th, 2014.
A pooja for the launch of the film took place on 10 July followed by a press meet. The film shot in Chennai, Bangalore and Athirapally during the first schedule and a couple of songs shot at Malta. Hansika start shooting for her portions first while Siva Karthikeyan joined the team from the first week of August.
The film was named after a dialogue spoken by Dhamu in Gemini (2002), where he explains that Maan Karate means nothing more than how a deer runs away when in danger, The film has been titled so because whenever there is a problem in his life, the hero Sivakarthikeyan fails to face them and runs for cover instead.
The climax was shot in a very grand set location in chennai. The outdoor set for the climax alone was set up at a staggering cost of INR 3 crores.