Ashok Selvan has been soaring high ever since the release of his latest film Manmadha Leelai. Written by Manivannan and directed by Venkat Prabhu, the film garnered a lot of attention for its unconventional genre, tackling a subject that is considered taboo and for breaking stereotypes cast by the public. This Venkat Prabhu quickie highlighted Ashok Selvan's bold yet effortless performance which will surely lead to him being a household name soon. 

Manmadha Leelai hit the theatres on April 1 and is still going strong at the box office unwavering on its run. Not even a month into the film's release, Ashok Selvan now awaits the release of his next film. The film is locked and loaded and is very much ready to present itself to the audience come April 28. Titled Hostel, the film is the official Tamil remake of the 2015 Malayalam horror-comedy Adi Kapyare Kootamani directed by John Varghese and starring Sreenivasan and Namita Pramod in the lead roles.  

Helmed by Sumanth Radhakrishnan of Sathuram 2 fame and produced by Trident Arts, the film stars Ashok Selvan and  Priya Bhavani Shankar of Meyaadhe Mann fame with R Ravindran, Sathish, Nassar, Munishkanth, Yogi of Kalakapovathu Yaaru fame, and Ravi Maria are playing supporting characters in the film. Bobo Sashi has been roped in to compose the music for the film while cinematography is to be handled by Praveen.  

Apart from this film, Ashok awaits the release of Nitham Oru Vaanam and Aakasham, both of which are bilingual films that will be released in Tamil and Telugu. Priya Bhavani Shankar, on the other hand, has multiple films in her kitty including Bommai, Thiruchitrabalam, Agilan, Rudhran, Indian 2, Kuruthi Aattam, Yaanai, and Pathu Thala, all of which seem to be in various stages of production.