Thenandal Studios Limited (TSL) returned to cinema production after a hiatus with Thalapathy Vijay’s Mersal which turned out to be a blockbuster hit at the box office. The esteemed production house will now bankroll a new project and the announcement regarding that was made this morning (October 18). This film has been titled Kannamoochi and it will feature Varalaxmi Sarathkumar in the lead role. The highlight aspect of this project is that Varalaxmi would be making her directorial debut with this film and the film has already garnered a huge buzz on social media. We know Varalaxmi as a talented performer who can ace any given character and it is now time for us to witness the director inside her.

The women personalities from the Tamil film industry came together for the digital launch of Kannamoochi. Yes! Leading actresses like Samantha, Keerthy Suresh, Sai Pallavi, Kajal Aggarwal, Trisha, Simran, Radikaa Sarathkumar, Aishwarya Rajesh, Taapsee Pannu, Regina Cassandra, Shraddha Srinath, Aditi Rao Hydari, Manjima Mohan, Andrea Jeremiah, Tamannaah, Rakul Preet Singh, Shruti Haasan, Hansika, Akshara Haasan, Sayyeshaa, Ramya Nambeesan, Brindha Master and others launched the film’s first look poster on social media and wished Varalaxmi on her debut directorial. Interestingly, Jyotika and Sangeetha Vijay also shared the first look poster and since both of them don’t use social media, Varalaxmi shared the pictures on their behalf and thanked them for the support.

The entire Tamil film industry coming together for the launch of Kannamoochi indeed shows the support and love they have on the Podaa Podi actress. An excited Varalaxmi tweeted, “Finally stepping into this new avatar as a Director..thank you for amazing wishes n response..I will work hard to do my best n not let you dow..thank you all so much for the love..!! #overwhelmed #blessed @ThenandalFilms @Hemarukmani1 @MuraliRamasamy4 @SamCSmusic @krishnasamy_e”.

Produced by Thenandal Studios Limited, this film will have music scored by Sam CS and cinematography by E Krishna Samy. Details regarding the rest of the cast and commencement of shoot is yet to be known and we will update about it in the coming days. As an actress, Varalaxmi has various exciting projects which are in different stages of production. Varu's upcoming lineup of films include Kanni Raasi, Kaatteri, Chasing, Colors, Pirandhal Parasakthi, Krack (Telugu), Naandhi (Telugu) and more. Check out the first look poster of Varalaxmi Sarathkumar’s Kannamoochi here: