Sivakarthikeyan to star in new SPFI film

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Sivakarthikeyan to star in new SPFI film

New Delhi India January 15 ANI Iconic star Kamal Haasan, Sony Pictures Films India SPFI and Raaj Kamal Films International RKFI announced on Saturday that they will be collaborating on a new untitled film with Sivakarthikeyan in the lead.

The film, written and directed by Rajkumar Periasmy, will be produced by SPFI, multi-faceted legend Kamal Haasan and R Mahendran and co-produced by God Bless Entertainment.

This collaboration marks SPFI's debut in Tamil cinema after they synergised with Prithviraj Sukumaran in 2019 for the Malayalam film Nine' and Mahesh Babu for the forthcoming Telugu film Major'.

Kamal Haasan shared the power of a well-told story, and this story will move, uplift and inspire the audience in many ways. I am very proud to be collaborating with Sony Pictures Films India, actor Sivakarthikeyan and director Rajkumar Periasamy to bring this compelling story to the big screen. Vivek Krishnani, Managing Director, Sony Pictures Films India expressed their excitement for the forthcoming project.

We at SPFI are very excited to collaborate with the legends Mr Kamal Haasan and Raj Kamal Films International for our journey into Tamil cinema. We are very happy that this film will bring together the best of the creative team - Rajkumar Periasamy for his storytelling and direction and the supremely talented and versatile Sivakarthikeyan for an unforgettable cinematic experience for the viewers. This is our first step into the vibrant world of Tamil cinema, we hope to engage with a new generation as well as veteran filmmakers who are masters in regional cinema and whose storytelling has a global resonance, he said.

Director Rajkumar Periasamy talked about how special this project is for him.

It is an absolute honour to tell this special story. Since childhood I've been an ardent admirer of Kamal Haasan sir and my hero Sivakarthikeyan is a very close friend of mine. This project is already dear to my heart. I am elated to work with two Giant Powerhouses, RKFI and Sony Pictures Films India. Sivakarthikeyan believes that this film will be very important for his career.