After Sandakozhi 2, Vishal took to play the lead role in Ayogya. It was a remake of Telugu hit Temper. The first look posters of Ayogya was out in social media with Vishal holding a beer bottle. It sparked controversy as many opposed it. They alleged that he is promoting an evil habit.
The project, directed by Venkat Mohan, a former associate of Murugadoss. Remember Temper was recently remade in Hindi as Simmba starring Ranveer Singh and it went onto become a blockbuster. Ayogya features Pooja Devariya, KS Ravikumar and Parthiban in key roles. Sunny Leone was supposed to appear for a special song. But at the last moment she pulled out of the project.