Kaatru Veliyidai is an Tamil Movie written, produced and directed by Mani Ratnam. The film dubbed Telugu version is titled Cheliyaa (చెలియా ). Cheliyaa Starring Karthi and Aditi Rao Hydari in the lead roles, the movie has soundtrack and original score composed by A. R. Rahman and cinematography by Ravi Varman.
Photography of the movie started on 8 July 2016 in Ooty. The film was shot in Hyderabad, Leh, Ladakh, Chennai and Belgrade. Filming was completed in January 2017. The Movie trailer is slated to be unveiled by A. R. Rahman on 9th March 2017 on Facebook live at 5 pm. The movie is scheduled to release on April 7, 2017.