Initial reports suggested that Surya will be seen in three different avatars, but now a source has claimed that the actor is playing two roles in the film. The first character is of a circus acrobat and the second is a Buddhist monk, who lived in China in the 14th century. Shruti Hassan is portraying the character of a scientist, who discovers the connection between the two characters played by the actor.
Reports say that the story of the film is about the ancient relationship between India and China. Especially, it explains the hidden truths about the Kung Fu.
7 Aum Arivu is written and directed by AR Murugadoss and produced by Udhayanidhi Stalin on the banner Red Giant Movies. Ravi. K. Chandran is the cinematographer and Harris Jayaraj has scored the music. The mega-budget movie also features Hollywood stuntman-actor Johnny Tri Nguyen, Kannada actor Avinash, Abhinaya and others in the cast.