Simbu fans are excited over the release of motion poster of the actor’s upcoming flick Manadu. The motion poster travels through what seems like a political meeting.
Abdul Khaaliq (STR) is seen holding a gun. Yuvan’s BGM adds to the thriller element in the motion poster.
Directed by Venkat Prabhu, the star cast also includes Kalyani Priyadarshan, S.J. Suryah, SAC, Manoj K Bharathi, Karunakaran, Aravind Akash and Premgi Amaran. The movie is bankrolled by Suresh Kamatchi.
Venkat Prabhu initially wanted to collaborate with Silambarasan, which is considered to be Billa 3, the third installment in the Billa film series, came under the news in late 2016.
With Prabhu failing to helm the project, because of his ongoing commitments with his directorial Party, Silambarasan decided to direct the film by himself, after a hiatus of nearly ten years, since Vallavan (2006).
Simbu decided to revival of his shelved project Kettavan.The project was expected to take place in July 2017,with shooting being held at Mumbai and USA, which also failed to materialise.
In June 2018, producer Suresh Kamatchi of V House Productions, officially confirmed their next venture, with Silambarsan and Venkat Prabhu. But however, the project was not considered to be the third installment of Billa, but another fresh script written by Prabhu, based on the political genre. On 9 July 2018, Venkat Prabhu announced the title of the film as Maanadu.