Aari to play a cop for the first time in his career

Bigg Boss 4 title winner Aari Arjun has signed his first film. The untitled film will be directed by debutant filmmaker Abid.

The project went on floors on Tuesday in the presence of directors AR Murugadoss and R Sundarrajan.

Produced by Shaurya Productions and Abin Film Factory, it is said to be a crime thriller with Aari playing a cop for the first time.

The film also stars Vidya Pradeep as the female lead, along with a host of others actors, including Munishkanth. It will be shot in Madurai, Dindigul and Palani.

Ramji is handling the cinematography, while Sterlin Nithya, an erstwhile assistant of AR Rahman, is in charge of the music.

Aari Arjuna was announced as the winner of Bigg Boss Tamil Season 4 on Sunday.

Aari beat Balaji Murugadoss to lift the trophy of Bigg Boss Tamil 4. Kamal Haasan presented the trophy and cash prize of Rs 50 lakh to Aari Arjuna.

Out of more than 31 crore votes during the final week of Bigg Boss Tamil Season 4, Aari received over 16 crore votes.