Ajith Kumar's next film, the tentatively titled AK 61, rolled into production on Monday after a formal pooja. Blockbuster producer Boney Kapoor has announced that the upcoming film will be an action-adventure under H. Vinoth’s direction, with reputed cinematographer Nirav Shah joining the proceedings. AK 61 marks the third consecutive time Ajith is collaborating with Boney Kapoor, H. Vinoth, and Nirav Shah after their courtroom drama Nerkonda Paarvai in 2019 and the action thriller Valimai released earlier this year, with both ventures turning out to be box office blockbusters. Check out the AK 61 launch announcement below: 

Jointly being produced by Boney Kapoor's Bayview Projects LLP banner in association with Zee Studios, the AK 61 team will be looking to hit the bullseye on the trot after their Nerkonda Paarvai and Valimai. Both ventures turned out to be box office money-spinners and the makers will come out all guns blazing in delivering a top-class product with the next Ajith-starrer. As of now, no other cast members have been revealed, with an official word expected to be out in the days ahead regarding the heroine and music director of AK 61. Ajith, who is in top form after three consecutive successes starting with Viswasam, Nerkonda Paarvai, and Valimai, too will be looking to hit the high note once again with his AK 61, which has him in a completely new look, with photos prior to the shooting in Hyderabad showing him sporting a sleek and uber cool beard. 

Apart from AK 61, Ajith was also announced by blockbuster banner Lyca Productions to be the lead in their next, AK 62, which has him teaming up with director Vignesh Shivan, who is known for his Naanum Rowdydhaan and the upcoming Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal starring 'Makkal Selvan' Vijay Sethupathi, Nayanthara and Samantha Ruth Prabhu in the lead roles. AK 62 has been revealed to begin shooting towards the end of the year and is being planned for a mid-2023 release.