Manithan, the Tamil remake of Hindi super hit Jolly LLB, is getting great responses from the audience and critics. The remake, directed by Ahmed of Endrendrum Punnagai fame, features Udhayanidhi, Prakash Raj, Radha Ravi and Hansika in lead roles. The film has Udhay's in a never-seen-before role, that of a lawyer. His acting skills have been put to test as he shares screen space with great actors like Prakash Raj. Interestingly, Udhay received a special call of appreciation for his performance. And it was from Superstar Rajinikanth, who praised his performance as a struggling lawyer in the film.

The film is produced by Udhay's Red Giants and distributed by Fox Star.