Dhanush will be directing his second film this year. He will also be playing the lead in the film. The film is speculated to be a period romance and is bankrolled by Sri Thenanadal Films.
Dhanush had approached Telugu actors Chiranjeevi and Nagarjuna for an important role in the film However they have said no due to date issues.
Dhanush has apparently approached Kannada actor Kichha Sudeep for the role. The actor is quite popular in Southern cinema due to his work in Naan Ee, Baahubali and Puli. Official confirmation awaited.