Lifestyle: As they live in suburbs of the city, inspired and attracted by cinema and other contemporary fashions lifestyle. (hairstyles and dressing sense).
Colloquial Language: The Chennai Tamil slang is used in the whole movie. Normally Chennai tamil is characterized as worst slang, but it is a false thinking in the society, so this movie shows its best things.
Music: The background music of the movie is all about Chennai and its surrounded districts music, the instruments used by the Chennai and its surroundings for their music is used in the movie.
About Foot board travelers: foot board travelling is their pleasure, being foot board travelling is their passion, never sits in the seat even though it’s empty. Foot board travelling has many methods and techniques. Foot board travelers utilize their methods and techniques to impress, to show power, showoff for girls and for local fights. Teens easily get attracted and become the foot boards travelers like them soon.
Love: love becomes the important thing in their life. They celebrate love. Love failure was not a big thing for them, jumps to another love and its flows. Cinema was the main affects for the youngsters especially love.
Bus is one of the main subject, in times of the daily travelling some activities like proposing, impressing girls, romance in busy rush times, lovers signals by eyes, singing songs, women touches and conductor’s activities is picturised.
As so far the portrayal of subrban people were like an anti socialist -the murderer or thief or robbery etc., mainly they were shown as a negative role but they have their own small world for them. Which consist of beautiful life happiness dream etc., and they are satisfied with that . That is Attakathi.