Chakravyuha is a romantic action thriller film written and directed by M. Saravanan. The movie is said to be the remake of the Tamil movie Ivan Veramathiri, which was directed by Saravanan himself. It features Puneeth Rajkumar and Rachita Ram in lead roles while Arun Vijay, Sadhu Kokila, Bhavya, Abhimanyu Singh and Rangayana Raghu in supporting roles. Chakravyuha is all set to hit the screens on April 29, 2016, over 250 screens in Karnataka alone.
Despite becoming the talk of the town, a social issue remains unresolved. The police, the media, social activists and even the people affected refuse to take up the cause. It is only a HERO that decides to take up the responsibility. It was reported that the movie is loosely based on director’s own 2013 Tamil movie Ivan Veramathiri.
However, in an interview given to Udaya TV on the occasion of Sankranthi, Puneeth Rajkumar clarified that the movie is not a remake but a rehash of director’s own Tamil movie with 90% changes and only the core storyline being adapted.
In February 2015, it was reported that M. Saravanan and Puneeth Rajkumar would work together for the first time together. S. Thaman was selected to compose the music for this film. This film, one of the highly expected movie due to its marketing. Songs of the movie have been released on 17 March 2016 coinciding the birthday of actor Puneeth Rajkumar. Producer Lohith, who is a close friend of NTR has brought him to Kollywood to sing a title number for Chakravyuha. which got a huge response in the audience.