Udhayanidhi Stalin wants to do serious roles like Manithan in addition to total commercial affairs like Saravanan Irukka Bayamaen. The actors’ upcoming films Nimir is another attempt at doing meaningful cinema.

He has announced two films next year. One is Kanne Kalai Manne, directed by Seenu Ramasamy. The film will feature Tamannaah and is expected to be a performance oriented role. The film starts rolling from January 19

His other film will be helmed by Irumbu Thirai Mithran. The film will be a cop thriller and Udhayanidhi is said to play the role of a serious cop. The film is set to start later next year. Official announcement awaited.