Ace filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon turned an actor a few years back and there has been no look back since then. Over the years, he has been a part of multiple projects and has also tasted success with the same. That being said, his next film as an actor has been officially confirmed and interestingly, he would be playing the antagonist. Gautham Menon would be acting in Silambarasan TR's upcoming action drama, Pathu Thala which is helmed by Obeli N Krishna of Sillunu Oru Kaadhal fame. In his recent exclusive interview with Galatta Media, director Krishna confirmed the news and he sounded excited about the same.

Obeli N Krishna is a former associate of Gautham Menon and he expressed his happiness about directing his mentor for the first time. Talking about it, he said, "I haven't told this anywhere yet and this is the first time I am revealing the news. Yes. Gautham Menon is there. He is my boss. We are yet to shoot the combination scenes between Simbu and Gautham Menon. As of now, we have shot individual scenes of both the actors separately and the combination scenes are going to be shoot soon, probably in the following weeks. I am also eagerly waiting to see them (Simbu - GVM) face off".

It would indeed be exciting to witness Silambarasan TR and Gautham Vasudev Menon face off and share screen space. Pathu Thala has music composed by the legendary A.R.Rahman. Produced by KE Gnanavel Raja under the banner of Studio Green, the film features Gautham Karthik as the other lead. Simbu will be playing the role of AGR, an underground don while Gautham Karthik plays an undercover cop. Pathu Thala is the official Tamil remake of the critically acclaimed hit Kannada film, Mufti. Pathu Thala is scheduled to hit the screens on December 14. Get set for an exciting ride.