STR48: New plot details emerge about the Silambarasan-Kamal Haasan project

    STR48 officially entered production this week.



    According to a new report, Silambarasan will be playing a double role in STR48. The actor last played a double role in the 2004 movie Manmadhan.

    According to director Desingh Periyasamy, the movie is a period drama and is said to have a budget of 100 crores making it one of the biggest projects in the actor's career.

    The movie is produced by Kamal Hassan under the banner of Raaj Kamal Films. There is a rumor floating around that Kamla Haasan will also have a cameo in the movie, marking the first time Silambarasan will be sharing the big screen with the legend.

    STR49 will be Desingh Periyasamy's second movie, he made his directorial debut in 2020 with the romantic-comedy Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal.

    The movie starred Dulquer Salmaan, Ritu Varma, Rakshan, and Niranjani Ahathian and was a critical and commercial success, no doubt that the director wants to recreate the success of his first project this time as well.

    Simbu who made a comeback in 2021 with Eeswaran after a series of lackluster movies has delivered back-to-back commercial and critical hits like Maanaadu and Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu.

    The actor will also be teaming up with director Venkat Prabhu for a second time, the duo's last movie was the 2021 sci-fi thriller Maanaadu.

    The movie was a massive success having grossed over 117 crores at the box office. There are plans for a sequel as well and the news that the duo will be working together has fans wondering if the project is the highly anticipated sequel to Maanaadu.

    The actor's first movie of 2023 was the gangster flick Pathu Thala which was directed by director Obeli N. Krishna.

    The movie was a gangster flick with Simbu sharing the big screen with Gautham Karthik and Priya Bhavani Shankar.

    STR48 is expected to hit the big screen in 2024.