STR has been in the eye of the storm. The actor has seen his fair share of controversies. Directors like Idhu Namma Aalu’s Pandiaraj, Acham Enbathu Madamaiyada’s Gautham Menon have hinted of the actor delaying projects and turning up late for shoots. Last week AAA’s producer’s Michael Rayappan and director Adhik Ravindran leveled charges against the actor for the film’s delay and failure.

Reports now say that the actor will clarify his stand during the audio launch of Santhanam’s Sakka Podu Podu Raja. The actor is making his debut as a music director in the film. The actor has also confirmed that he is part of Mani Ratnam’s next and join shoot on January 20.

Mani Ratnam’s next stars STR, Arvind Swamy and Fahadh Faasil as brothers, while Jayasudha and Prakash Raj play their parents. Jyotika and Aishwariya Rajesh play the female leads. Actor Vijay Sethupathi is also part of the stellar cast and plays the role of a police officer.