Arrambam is an 2013 Indian Tamil action thriller film directed by Vishnuvardhan. Produced by A. Raghuram and co-written by Subha, the film will feature Ajith Kumar, Arya, Nayantara and Taapsee Pannu in lead roles. While the score and soundtrack of the film were composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja, the cinematography was handled jointly by P. S. Vinod and Om Prakash and editing by A. Sreekar Prasad.
Following pre-production works for six months and the official announcement of the project in May 2012, filming commenced in June 2012 and was held for the next 15 months. The majority of filming took place in Mumbai, where the story unfolds, while other shooting locations include Chennai, Bangalore, Dubai, Hyderabad, Mahabaleshwar, Jaisalmer, Leh and Ladakhs. The film was not titled until it entered post-production and was mostly referred to as Thala 53 or Valai, a supposed working title. Arrambam released on 31 October 2013, coinciding with the festival of Diwali.