Asuran is a Tamil action drama movie written and directed by Vetrimaaran and the movie story is based on the novel called Vekkai. The movie stars Dhanush in the main lead dual roles of the father (Maridhevan) and son (Kaali). Malayalam actress Manju Warrior makes her debut in Tamil industry with this movie. The movie is produced by Kalaipuli S. Thanu under his production banner V Creations. G. V. Prakash Kumar composes music for the movie, while Velraj handles the camera and R Ramar takes care of editing of the movie.