Apart from directing films, Sundar C also bankrolls films under the banner of Avni Movies. The ace director last produced Hiphop Tamizha’s Naan Sirithal, which released earlier this year. The next film from the renowned production house has kickstarted in style and the shooting has begun from today (September 14). Yes! As widely speculated, this untitled new film is the Tamil remake of the Kannada comedy drama, Mayabazar 2016 that starred Raj Shetty, Vasishta Simha, Achyuth Kumar, Prakash Raj, Sadhu Kokila in the lead roles. The Tamil remake stars Prasanna, Shaam, Ashwin Kakumanu, Yogi Babu and Shruthi Marathe in the lead roles.

This film will be directed by Badri who has already made films like Veerappu, Aiyntham Padai, Thillu Mullu (2013), Aadama Jeichomada, etc. C Sathya has been signed as the music composer of the film. The film was officially launched this morning in Chennai with a formal pooja after which the shoot began. Producer Sundar C was present at the event. The pictures from the launch event is now doing rounds on social media and wishes have been pouring in for Sundar C and team. The shooting will happen following the protocols of the Government with all precautionary measures taken. The team will also shoot the film with less than 75 members in the crew. Prasanna will be donning the role of a Police officer in this comedy entertainer.

Khushbu Sundar will take care of the production management on behalf of Sundar C. Valimai producer Boney Kapoor took to his Twitter page to wish Khushbu on the beginning of this new film and wished the entire team for a grand success. Boney tweeted, “Best wishes to @khushsundar on her new journey as Producer of films and serials. I have seen you as a child grow into a big heroine. Surely as Producer you will make blockbuster productions.”.

Mayabazar 2016 was a funny entertainer that turned out to be a huge success in the Kannada film industry and it is going to be interesting to see how the makers have adapted the film to suit the taste of the Tamil audience. On the directorial front, Sundar C is in the middle of making Aranmanai 3 that stars Arya and Raashi Khanna in the lead roles. The remaining portions of Aranmanai 3 is expected to be shot in the next few weeks. Sundar C is also said to be in talks with Jai for his next directorial after Aranmanai 3.