As per report from Kollywood sources it was stated that Ilayathalapathy Vijay had acted under the directorial of AR Murugadoss in Thuppakki and Kaththi and currently Vijay is booked to act under his directorial for the third time. Earlier AR Murugadoss had directed Akira with Sonakshi Sinha in Hindi and the movie didn’t run successfully.
Murugadoss had planned to direct a movie with Vijay. The movie will be produced by Lyca Productions which had previously produced Kaththi movie. After completing Mahesh Babu’s movie, the director had planned to start shooting from October.
Vijay and Murugadoss’s third movie will be this project and it is slated to hit for 2018 Deepavali. AR Murugadoss was given 25 crores as his remuneration for directing the movie.