Blockbuster Tamil film producer S. Kathiresan of Five Star Creations has announced his next film after the spectacular success of Rudhran starring Raghava Lawrence and Priya Bhavani Shankar in the lead roles. Tentatively titled Production No. 11, a pooja ceremony was held on Thursday for the upcoming film, which saw leading Tamil actor-filmmaker M. Sasikumar and Telugu star Naveen Chandra grace the occasion, with iconic Tamil films producer-distributor Kalaipuli S. Thanu also taking part in the proceedings and wishing the team for a successful outing. Sasikumar and Naveen Chandra will be playing the lead roles in the yet-to-be-titled venture, which will be directed by RDM, whose last big film was Kavalthurai Ungal Nanban released in 2020, with veteran filmmaker Kasthuri Raja, father of actor Dhanush and director Selvaraghavan, also said to be a part of the project.
Five Star Creations' S. Kathiresan, who had a good start to his 2023 with his directorial debut Rudhran, will be looking to one-up the year ahead with his production venture starring Sasikumar, who is fresh off the success of Ayothi, with his performance garnering him praise from all quarters, while Naveen Chandra is best known among Tamil cinema audiences for his role as the villain in Dhanush's 2020 hit, Pattas. No other cast and crew details for the film have been announced and the makers are expected to reveal more big names once the film begins rolling in the days ahead.
It's Take Off for 5 star Kathiresan's next project #ProductionNo11 starring @SasikumarDir & @Naveenc212 in the lead roles.— Five Star Creations LLP (@5starcreationss) May 25, 2023
Written & Directed by @RDM_dir#KasthuriRaja @kathiresan_offl @5starcreationss @onlynikil
Shooting starts with an auspicious ritual ceremony. pic.twitter.com/dEX7iJiE9Z
As Five Star Creations' Production No. 11 is now officially a go, producer S. Kathiresan will be looking to hit the bullseye once again, with the Sasikumar and Naveen Chandra-starrer expected to come out in 2024. The celebrated producer is now gearing up for his next big release, Jigarthanda DoubleX, which he is co-producing with Kaarthekeyen Santhanam's Stone Bench Films banner. The highly-anticipated film will be out in theatres this Diwali in November and stars Raghava Lawrence and SJ Suryah in the lead roles under Karthik Subbaraj's direction.