Ace director Shankar is currently busy with the pre-production works of his next directorial venture, starring Ram Charan in the lead role. Tentatively titled, RC 15, the film is produced by Dil Raju under the banner of Sri Venkateswara Creations and the film marks the company's 50th production venture. The film has got high expectations among the fans and it is expected to be an action entertainer. The latest exciting update we hear from sources close to the team is that the shooting of RC 15 will begin in September. This news will prove to be an exciting update for all the fans who have been waiting to hear something about the film.

Shankar is said to be finalizing the main cast for the film and we can expect exciting announcements in the coming days. RC 15 will have music composed by the young and talented sensation, Thaman, who is currently one of the most sought after composers in the South Indian industry. After working with Shankar as an actor, Thaman will be working with his mentor once again, but this time as a music director. Rumours are rife that the makers are in consideration to rope in Kiara Advani as the female lead, but an official confirmation regarding the same is awaited.

Sai Madhav Burra who is one of the leading writers in Telugu cinema will be penning the dialogues of RC 15. This film has been planned as a bilingual in Telugu and Tamil.

After completing RC 15, director Shankar will move on to his next with Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh. Shankar and Ranveer will be working on the Hindi remake of Anniyan which was a blockbuster hit in Tamil Nadu. The Hindi remake of Anniyan will be bankrolled by Pen Movies. Shankar also has Indian 2 with Kamal Haasan and that project is currently put on hold due to various problems.