After Suriya, its Sivakarthikeyan
Suriya is currently shooting for Thaana Serntha Koottam (TSK) directed by Vignesh Shivan. The movie is in the final stages of production and is expected to hit screens sometime by the end of the year. Post the completion of TSK, director Vignesh Shivan will be teaming up with Sivakarthikeyan for a typical commercial entertainer.
KE Gnanavel Raja of Studio Green, who is producing TSK, will also be funding this upcoming Sivakarthikeyan starrer. Leading Tamil TV channel Sun TV has bagged the satellite rights of both these movies for a huge amount. The news was confirmed by popular trade analysts Ramesh Bala and Sreedhar Pillai via their Twitter pages.
Vignesh Shivan’s debut outing as a director was the rom-com Poda Podi starring Simbu and Varalaxmi Sarathkumar in the lead roles. His next directorial Naanum Rowdy Dhaan, a black comedy featuring Vijay Sethupathy and Nayanthara was a big commercial success. TSK starring Suriya and Keerthy Suresh is tipped to be an entertainer with a relevant social message.
Sivakarthikeyan, meanwhile has a long list of projects waiting in the pipeline. He is currently shooting for director Ponram’s untitled movie starring Samantha as the female lead. He has also committed for a movie with Indru Netru Naalai fame Ravikumar.
Sivakarthikeyan is expected to join Vignesh Shivn’s team after wrapping up Ponram’s movie. His next release will be Mohan Raja’s Velaikkaran which also stars Nayanthara and Fahadh Faasil in major roles. The movie is set to hit screens worldwide on September 29.