The pair first appeared in geetha govindam together before appearing in Dear Comrade. With just two films, one of which was a major box office failure, the duo established themselves as a "star couple" and garnered widespread praise for their on-screen chemistry. rashmika dispelled these claims in a recent interview, saying Vijay is simply her good friend and travelling with friends is perfectly acceptable. She also said that she will put a limit on how much trolling she will allow before taking action if the line is crossed.
Rashmika also disclosed that she struggled with communication as a young child and had trouble getting along with the other students in her dorm, which caused misunderstandings and people to mistake her for being haughty.