There has been many reports in the media that the fourth film in The Muni series and the 3rd part of the Kanchana series is titled as Motta Siva Ketta Siva. The news came yesterday that Raghava Lawrence who is the maker and lead actor of this series of films had made a deal with the Vendhar movies to make Kanchana 3 for them and they had decided to give it the title Motta Siva Ketta Siva. But in fact it is not a part of the Kanchana series.
Vendhar Movie told Onlookers Media that it will be another film based on the character of Kanchana 2 and will not be a 3rd part of Kanchana. Now Raghava Lawrence is working in the film Motta Siva Ketta Siva for Vendhar movies and it is an action thriller. But they made a deal with him to make a horror-comedy as well along with this project and as per reports it is named as Naaga which is a big budget film.
Kanchana came in 2011 as the second part of the 2007 horror comedy film named Muni which was written and directed by Raghava Lawrence. The 2011 version is titled as Muni 2- Kanchana. It has Laxmi Rai in the female lead opposite Raghava Lawrence and it also has Sarath Kumar. Then in this year came Kanchana 2 which has Raghava Lawrence, Nithya Menon and Tapsee Pannu in lead roles. This one also was scripted and directed by Raghava Lawrence. It was marketed as Muni 3 (Kanchana 2). The first part Muni has lead artist like Raj Kiran, Vedhika etc with Raghava Lawrence.
All the three films in the Muni series become super successes at box office and become the second biggest successful franchise of all time in south India after the Singam franchise. The last edition of Kanchana was earned more than 100 crores from worldwide and thus it had become the first film in franchise to gross more than 100 crore rupees net in South India.
The first part had earned close to 30 crore and as it was low budget film it was a super success. Then comes the second part which had earned gross around 50 crore rupees and the third one had earned more than 100 crores as well.