Filmmaker Lokesh Kanagaraj made a promising debut with Maanagaram, in which he had incorporated the technique of hyperlink stories. Soon, he moved on to his next film, Kaithi, which starred Karthi, Harish Uthaman and others in the lead roles.
After the mammoth success of Kaithi, which is setting the box office on fire, Lokesh seems to be one of the most sought-after directors in Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada. But, Lokesh is not looking to move away from Kollywood as he had landed in one of the biggest films.
The filmmaker is currently shooting for his upcoming film, Thalapathy 64 with Vijay. Soon after he signed the film with Vijay, Kamal Haasan
’s Raaj Kamal Films International called him to discuss a project. Since it was from Kamal Haasan’s camp, Lokesh didn’t hesitate.
He immediately accepted the offer and the initial level of talks have begun already. Once Lokesh and Kamal Haasan complete their respective projects, they will kickstart their work on the new project. Bigg Boss Tamil Season 3 contestant Tharshan might also be part of this venture.