After making a successful debut as director with Paa Pandi, actor-producer Dhanush will soon begin work on his second directorial which is yet to be titled. To be bankrolled by Sri Thenandal Films, the cast of the film is yet to be finalised and the makers are currently in that process, reports reveal. Reportage also carries news that Dhanush is in talks with few Telugu and Kannada actors for this yet untitled film which possibly could be a multi-starrer. However, no official confirmation regarding all these developments is received from the makers.
Dhanush, who just returned from Cannes where he was promoting his debut Hollywood film The Extraordinary Journey of a Fakir, will resume shooting of Maari 2 which has been in the pipeline for a long time. Post the completion of Maari 2, Dhanush will begin his directorial works, say reports.
Expectations on the film are quite high on this film since Dhanush is one of the biggest star in India now and will soon now be making his Hollywood debut. With Thenandal Studios producing the film, the budget is expected to be pretty high and the production values to be on a large scale.
Dhanush has handful of projects on his plate this year and is quite busy with numerous things. Dhanush has Gautham Menon directorial Ennai Nokki paayum Thota which has been on the backburner for a long time. Besides this, Dhanush will also be seen in Maari 2 and Vada Chennai which are in various stages if post-production.
Besides his acting assignment, Dhanush is also bankrolling his father-in-law and superstar Rajinikanth’s upcoming film Kaala which is directed by Pa Ranjith. Slated to be released on June 7th, 2018, Kaala will have Rajinikanth paying a gangster based out of the slums in Mumbai and will be seen fighting for the rights of the Tamils in Mumbai.