Kannan Iyer is the director of Emraan Hashmi starrer Ek Thi Daayan, which was released in 2013. The movie did not do well at the box office and failed to have entertained.
Kannan Iyer is coming back with a new story and has apparently locked the Aankh Maarey girl, Sara Ali Khan for his next. Sara's last film being Simmba, is still going strong at the box office with their earnings being over Rs. 230 crores.
As per the sources,the movie is going to be a biopic and that Karan Johar will be backing the project with Dharma Productions.
The project is most likely to go on floors in August 2019 and the final details are yet to come.