Sivakarthikeyan was last seen in director PS Mithran's Hero, which starred Kalyani Priyadarshan, Action King Arjun, and Bollywood actor Abhay Deol in the lead roles. The film received a mixed response from the audience and critics alike. After Hero's release, Sivakarthikeyan has been busy with the shooting of his two Tamil films titled Doctor and Ayalaan. Doctor is a thriller flick helmed by Nelson Dilipkumar of Kolamaavu Kokila fame. Doctor marks Nelson's second directorial film. The makers had released the song Chellamma composed by Anirudh Ravichander last year.
Another century from our Rockstar @anirudhofficial #100MForChellamma - https://t.co/AX2NM3ITWr #DOCTORfromMarch26 #Doctor @Nelsondilpkumar @priyankaamohan @KVijayKartik @jonitamusic @SKProdOffl @KalaiArasu_ @kjr_studios @SonyMusicSouth pic.twitter.com/wwPpkJmHT8— Sivakarthikeyan (@Siva_Kartikeyan) March 1, 2021