Enai Noki Paayum Thota is a Tamil language romantic thriller film written and directed by Gautham Menon. The film features Dhanush, Megha Akash and Ramaguru (debut) in the lead roles. The film is produced under Ondraga Entertainment and Escape Artists Motion Pictures. Suchitra is the music composer. Gautham Vasudev Menon first revealed that he had prepared a script titled Enai Noki Paayum Thota in mid-2013, when he narrated the film to Suriya. The pair opted not to work on the project and instead began pre-production work on another film, Dhruva Natchathiram. In March 2016, Gautham Vasudev Menon announced that he would direct a film, which would feature Dhanush and Megha Akash, and some debut actors like Ramaguru in the lead roles. In May 2017, Sunaina was cast in an important role. Cinematographer Jomon T. John joined the team in March 2016.