Maniratnam is shooting for Karthi starrer Kaatru Veliyidai. Before the film went on floor there was a news that he will be making a Telugu-Tamil bilingual revenge drama. This film would feature Karthi, Nithya Menen, Nani and Saiyani Kher in the lead. Post this there was no news about this film. Slowly it was thought that this film was shelved. Mani Ratnam starting the shoot of Kaatru Veliyidai kind of confirmed this.
But now the film is back in news. Saiyami Kher in an interview said that the film is not shelved and will be going on floor by the end of 2016ˆ. First Mani Ratnam will have to complete this existing project and then move to this revenge drama. Confirmations from the makers and director are awaited.