Atlee is the magician of masala films: Karan Johar
Though just 4-films-old, Atlee is already among the elite league of filmmakers in Kollywood. He has also been in talks with top stars from Hindi and Telugu industry. In Bollywood, he has reportedly committed for a project with Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions. Shah Rukh Khan is most likely to play the lead in the film.
Karan Johar is actually a big fan of Atlee’s works. Recently, Karan revealed that he had seen all four films of the director and loved all of them. Karan even called Atlee the magician of mass cinema. In addition to that, it is learnt that Atlee-Karan Johar-SRK film is almost confirmed and we can expect an announcement to be made soon.
Atlee started his journey in cinema as an assistant to director Shankar. He made his directorial debut with the rom-com ‘Raja Rani’. His other three films were all with Vijay. ‘Theri’, ‘Mersal’ and ‘Bigil’ were all huge commercial blockbusters.