Kaithi director Lokesh Kanagaraj, who is basking in the phenomenal success of the movie, will reportedly direct Kamal Haasan in his next film. He is  a die-hard Kamal Haasan fan. Lokesh had opened up in some of his recent interviews that it’d be dream come true to work with Haasan.

Raaj Kamal Films International has reportedly signed Lokesh and has paid him a token amount as advance. However, the project won’t go on the floors anytime soon.


Lokesh is currently busy with his next project featuring Vijay. Dubbed Thalapathy 64, the yet-untitled film is currently on the floors in Delhi where the makers recently shot the introduction song.

Kamal Haasan, on the other hand, is busy shooting for Shankar’s Indian 2. The film, a sequel to Indian, will mark the return of Haasan as nonagenarian vigilante, Senapathy. Indian 2 also stars Siddharth, Kajal Aggarwal, Rakul Preet Singh and Priya Bhavani Shankar.

Haasan also has Tamil political thriller Thalaivan Irukkindran, which is rumoured to be a sequel to Thevar Magan, in the pipeline. Meanwhile, Lokesh has confirmed a sequel to Kaithi is in the offing. He recently shared a tweet in which he has said Kaithi 2 is definitely happening.

Kaithi has performed exceptionally well at the box-office. Released alongside Vijay’s Bigil, the film has grossed over Rs 50 crore and is still going strong in theatres. The film, high on action, revolves around a prisoner who is on a parole to meet his daughter.

More updates to follow!