National Award winning Art Director for Dhanush's next
He had previously worked in the films Kaththi, Arrambam and Aramm
Dhanush, who has a slew of releases this year including Enai Noki Paayum Thota, Vada Chennai and The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir, is also prepping for his second directorial venture after Pa Paandi. It's now known that National Award winning Art Director Lalgudi Ilayaraja has been roped in for the film. Known for his work in films such as Kaththi, Arrambam and last year's Aramm, he won the award for Vishwaroopam.
Rumours are abuzz that the untitled project will be a period film set in the pre-independence era and Sri Thenandal Films who recently produced Vijay's Mersal is planning to produce this film on a huge budget. Sources state that Dhanush, who will also be starring in the film as the lead, will commence shooting for this film from August. Prasanna, who played an important role in Pa Paandi, will be seen in this film as well.