Actor Sivakarthikeyan and director Nelson Dilip Kumar have come together for a new Tamil film titled Doctor, which will go on the floors from December 6.

Nelson directed the very famous Nayanthara starrer Kolamavu Kokila, will be teaming up with Sivakarthikeyan for the first time. The film is tipped to be an action comedy, the film marks the Tamil debut of Priyanka Mohan.

“It is an action comedy; one half of the film will take place in Chennai and the other half will be set in Goa. The reason we titled it Doctor is because the film has elements that are related to doctors. Siva will sport a new look and has knocked off some kilos, too,”

Nelson revealed that he and Siva go back a long way. They’ve known each other for close to 14 years. Doctor, which will be jointly produced by KJR Studios and Sivakarthikeyan Productions, will have music by Anirudh Ravichander.

The shooting will commence from December 6 in Chennai. While K Vijay Karthik will crank the camera, Nirmal will take care of editing. DRK Kiran will take care of art direction and Anb-Ariv will handle the stunts.

Sivakarthikeyan currently awaits the release of his upcoming film, Hero. The film sees him play a neighbourhood superhero. Directed by PS Mithran, the film is gearing up for release on December 20 and also stars Arjun and Kalyani Priyadarshan.