Fri, 12 Oct 2012 09:45:00 GMT | By IANS

Director Manivannan set for comeback

Southern director Manivannan is set to make a comeback after 11 years with 'Nagaraja Cholan MA, MLA', a sequel to his 1994 political drama 'Amaidhi Padai'.


Director Manivannan set for comeback (© Filmysouth)

"The sequel will have Sathyaraj and Seeman in lead roles. We are planning to shoot the film in Coimbatore and hope to release by mid 2013," the actor-director told us.

His last film as director was 'Aandan Adimai' in 2001.

The project will be produced by S. Ravichandran and K. Suresh under V House Productions.

The 1994 film revolves around a poor man, who goes on to build a political career. Sathyaraj did a dual role as father and son in the original.

'Amaidhi Padai' was also remade in Telugu and Hindi as 'M. Dharmaraju M.A.' and 'Jallaad' respectively.

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