The comedian-turned-hero Santhanam, who was last seen in VSOP, is all set to surprise the audience with his new look. The actor who usually sports a clean-shaved look, has begun growing beard for his upcoming yet to be titled film. If the reports are to be believed, the actor's new look is for a film directed by Ram Bala of Lollu Sabha fame. Touted to be an out and out horror film, the pre-production work of this film has already begun. Stay tuned!