Lokesh Kanagaraj has made no secret about his admiration for Kamal Haasan. He even claimed that Kamal’s 2004 crime drama Virumandi was the major inspiration behind Kaithi.
Kamal Haasan on Wednesday announced a film with young director Lokesh Kanagaraj. “Another journey begins,” tweeted Kamal, while sharing a poster of the upcoming project. The poster has a silhouette of Kamal made with guns. And it reads “Once upon a time there lived a ghost…”
The film is a gigantic leap for director Lokesh Kanagaraj. He made an impressive directorial debut with Maanagaram in 2017. Last year, he helmed Kaithi with Karthi, and it also became a huge hit with the audiences and critics alike. And for third film Master, he managed to rope in Vijay to play the lead role. The big-budget movie, which was supposed to release earlier this year, has been put on hold due to COVID-19 outbreak.