RJ Balaji is quite popular across Tamil Nadu for his RJ work, show hosting, social work and also acting. RJ Balaji has been an active part of movies playing comedy roles as well as character roles, for quite some time now. He turned a lead actor with the 2019 movie LKG, in which he played the titular role. This movie, directed by KR Prabhu, was produced by Ishari K Ganesh's Vels Film International and had Priya Anand as the female lead. This movie got a very good reception and turned out to become a hit at the Box Office. Following this movie, RJ Balaji was also seen in a number of movies, playing various roles. We now have an update on his next movie as a lead!

Breaking: RJ Balaji to turn director! Further deets inside...

Our sources from within the industry confirm that RJ Balaji's next project as a lead actor will be once again for the Vels Film International banner. We also hear that he himself will be debuting as a director with this project. The subject of this movie's storyline is as yet unknown but we have gotten to know that the shooting for this project would get underway from November, this year. Also, some reports state that RJ Balaji approached the technical team of LKG to be a part of this movie too but whether they are all coming on board is also not yet known.

Breaking: RJ Balaji to turn director! Further deets inside...

Meanwhile, RJ Balaji has a few movies in various stages of production. His movie Yung Mung Sung with director MS Arjun, starring Prabhu Deva and Lakshmi Menon in the lead, has been put on the back burner due to unknown reasons. He is also a part of Walter which is currently in the filming stage. However, the biggest movie in his kitty is Indian 2, which stars Kamal Haasan in the lead and is being directed by Shankar. This movie is also currently in the filming stage.

Breaking: RJ Balaji to turn director! Further deets inside...