Santhanam will be teaming up with Kannada filmmaker Prashant Raj for a new film and this will be the star actor's 15th film as a lead. Earlier this evening (January 19), Santhanam made the official announcement on the project through his official Twitter page and he sounded highly kicked about the movie. Santhanam's announcement tweet read, "Happy to join hands with director @iamprashantraj for a film under the banner #FortuneFilms. Can't wait to reveal more details with you guys #ProductionNo10 #Santa15". It looks like we will have to wait for a few more weeks to get more clarity on the film.
Prashant Raj is one of the prominent directors in Kannada cinema who has directed 6 films so far. He made his debut with the film Love Guru which featured Tarun Chandra and Radhika Pandit in the lead roles. Gaana Bajaana, Whistle, Zoom, Dalapathy, and Golden Star Ganesh's Orange are the other movies directed by Prashant Raj. The newly announced Santhanam starrer will mark Prashant's debut in Tamil cinema.
Santhanam was last seen in Sabhaapathy which opened to mixed reviews from the critics and general audience. Directed by Srinivasa Rao, the film showcased Santhanam in a different outlook, as a calm and introverted man. Santhanam's next release will be Agent Kannayiram, which is the official Tamil remake of the Telugu film, Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya which had Naveen Polishetty in the lead role. Agent Kannayiram is directed by Manoj Beedha of Vanjagar Ulagam fame and has music composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja. Produced by Labrynth Films, the film has Riya Suman, Sruthi Hariharan, Pugazh, Munishkanth, Ramadoss, Aruvi Madhan, Aadhira in important roles.
The film is expected to hit the screens, later this year. Santhanam has a few more films for which the announcements will follow in the days to come. For now, check out the latest official announcement on Santhanam's new film with Kannada filmmaker Prashant Raj here: