National Award-winning actor Dhanush is attached to multiple projects that include Asuran coming out in October this year followed by his film with director Durai Senthilkumar. He is also set to begin work on films with his filmmaker brother director Selvraghavan and Pariyerum Perumal fame Mari Selvaraj, which will be produced under Kalaipuli S. Thanu’s V Creations banner. Furthermore, he is also set to team up with Ratsasan director Ram Kumar for a project that will be bankrolled by Sathya Jyothi Films. Now, an official announcement has come out on Dhanush’s next film and will be directed by Petta director Karthik Subbaraj. To be shot entirely in the United Kingdom, the film has been revealed to be a gangster-thriller and is a joint collaboration of Y Not Studios and Reliance Entertainment with filming announced to begin from August 2019.

Dhanush Karthik Subbaraj

Dhanush had announced in 2016 that he would be joining hands with Karthik Subbaraj after which the director went on to be busy with his other projects that include Mercury and Petta. Tentatively titled Production No. 18, the upcoming Karthik Subbaraj directorial will see Dhanush paired opposite Malayalam actress and Mayaanadhi fame Aishwarya Lekshmi with the rest of the cast and crew expected to be revealed once the film rolls into production. The music will be composed by Santhosh Narayanan with cinematography by Shreyaas Krishna, editing by Vivek Harshan, art direction by Vinoth Rajkumar, stunts by Anbariv, choreography by M Sherif and Baba Baskar while Praveen Raja D is taking care of the costume designs, Sabari Girison is serving as the chief make-up artist and sound design being done by Vishnu Govind and Sree Sankar.

Aishwarya Lekshmi

Santhosh Narayanan