Ace director Mani Ratnam would soon begin is next film which is as yet untitled with Karthi as the hero and Aditi Rao Hydari as the heroine. The film will have AR Rahman's music.
Latest update on this film's cast is the inclusion of popular RJ Balaji in the film. An excited Balaji took to his social media page to convey this. He said, "And this did happen for real. Grew up watchin his films n now to be part of a Maniratnam Film. Feels like a dream!.
Balaji had already forayed into the film industry and has worked in films like Pugazh, Idhu Enna Mayam, Naanum Rowdy Dhaan, Vadacurry and Theeya Vela Seyanum Kumaru. He caught everyone's attention when he helped the flood ravaged Chennai people in last December along with actor Siddharth.