After a brief hiatus, director Sundar C is now back as an actor and his next film was officially launched with a special pooja today. Sundar C's last film as an actor was the horror drama, Iruttu which was directed by VZ Dhorai. After a small break, he has now begun his next film. This new project of his is directed by Mani Seiyon who made his debut as a director with the Sibi Sathyaraj - Aishwarya Rajesh starrer Kattpaava Kaanom. The film's shooting kickstarted today (March 15) after the pooja event and the makers have planned to shoot this film as a quickie. This yet to be titled film is bankrolled by VR Manikanda Raman under the banner of VR Tella Film Factory.

This will be an intense crime drama that will offer a lot of twists and turns for the audience. The film features Heba Patel, Chandini Tamilarasan as the female leads, while Bigg Boss sensation Abhirami Venkatachalam, Kamal Kamaraj, Jayakumar, Murugadoss, Rajkumar, Ajith Koshy, and others will be seen in supporting roles. Santhosh Dhayanidhi, who has scored music for films like Inimey Ippadithan, Enakku Vaaitha Adimaigal, Thumbaa, will be composing the songs and background score for the film. Mani Perumal will be taking care of the cinematography department, while the editing and art direction departments are headed by Lawrence Kishore and M Lakshmi Deva respectively. A young and promising set of talents are coming together for an intense crime drama and it looks like an interesting project is on cards.

On the directorial front, Sundar C has completed the shooting of Aranmanai 3, which stars Arya and Raashi Khanna in the lead roles. Aranmanai 3 is said to be in the final stages of post production and it is planned to be released in theatres during the summer holidays. Andrea Jeremiah and Bigg Boss fame Sakshi Agarwal will be seen as the other leads, while Vivekh and Yogi Babu will play the comedians in Aranmanai 3. Sundar C has shot a few sequences of the film in a real palace at Rajkot and those scenes are expected to be major highlights. If reports are to believed, Sun Pictures is expected to acquire the theatrical distribution rights of the film.

Produced by Sundar C's Avni Cinemas, Aranmanai 3 has music scored by C Sathya. Rumours are rife that Arya will be seen as a ghost in the film, but an official confirmation is awaited.