In the Vikram starrer hit movie 'Gemini', comedian Vaiyapuri knew what 'Ek Maar Do Tukuda' was and Damu was adept in 'Maan Karate'. When the two get trapped by a gang of ruffians, Damu demonstrates his 'Maan Karate' skills, which is nothing but running for life. Now this is where the title for Sivakarthikeyan's next was inspired from.
Written by AR Murugadoss and directed by Thirukumaran, 'Maan Karate' stars Sivakarthikeyan and Hansika in the lead. When quizzed on the title, the team explain a little bit of the film. According to the story, Sivakarthikeyan is an unemployed youth, who tries desperately to woo the affluent girl, Hansika. And whenever there is a problem in his life, he fails to face them; instead, he runs for cover. This is why the film is titled 'Maan Karate'.