It was reported earlier that Kabali director Pa Ranjith will be doing a biopic in Hindi on freedom fighter Birsa Munda. The film marks the director’s first non-Tamil project. Namah Pictures will be bankrolling the project in association with Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi.
Recent reports state that the director will make a Tamil film before moving to his ambitious Bollywood project. The latest buzz is that he will be working Arya in the Tamil film and the shooting is expected to begin soon.
There were reports that Ranjith’s first choice was Karthi but as the actor was busy with multiple commitments. So the film which is touted to be an action entertainer with boxing as the main element will have Arya playing the lead role. The yet untitled film is said to be a multi-starrer and Baahubali stars Sathyaraj and Rana Daggubati are being approached for the film