* The novel 'Ezhaam Ulagam' by writer Jayamohan is the inspiration for 'Naan Kadavul.'
* A novel by Bala's aasthana Siddhar is 'Naan Kadavul.' Bala has used it for his film's title.
* Story and screenplay are by Bala but dialogues are by Jayamohan.
* This is an important film for Arya. He plays the character called Rudran. Pooja acts as a blind girl. It's said both stand a good chance of wining the national award.
* Ilayaraja has made a Sanskrit sloka into a song. He has also sung the bhakti song “pichai paathiram yendhi vandhein.”
* Bala has shot the original Kumbhamela where thousands of sadhus participate.
* It's said in the climax scene, Arya is shown eating human flesh.