Hyderabad: Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan and legendary director Mani Ratnam will be re-uniting again on screen after 35 years. It will be for the first time after their 1987 cult action drama `Nayakudu' that the duo will be working together. The film tentatively titled #KH234 has officially been announced. The news has been going viral on social media since yesterday.
Today is Kamal Hassan's birthday and what more than this can be big news to his fans? AR Rahman will be composing music for this film. Kamal Haasan himself took to Twitter to announce the project.
Here we go again! #KH234பயணத்தின் அடுத்த கட்டம்! #ManiRatnam @Udhaystalin @arrahman #Mahendran @bagapath @RKFI @MadrasTalkies_ @RedGiantMovies_ @turmericmediaTM pic.twitter.com/ATAzzxAWCL— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) November 6, 2022
Here we go again! #KH234பயணத்தின் அடுத்த கட்டம்! #ManiRatnam @Udhaystalin @arrahman #Mahendran @bagapath @RKFI @MadrasTalkies_ @RedGiantMovies_ @turmericmediaTM pic.twitter.com/ATAzzxAWCL
Kamal Haasan, Mani Ratnam, R Mahendran, and Siva Ananth will be producing the movie under their banners Raaj Kamal Films International and Madras Talkies. Udhayanidhi Stalin's Red Giant Movies presents the film. The makers have also announced to release of the movie in 2024.
Kamal Haasan said, "I was equally excited 35 years before when I was about to start work with Mr. Mani Ratnam. Collaborating with a similar mindset is stimulating. This stimulation includes Mr. Rahman as well. Eagerly looking forward to presenting this venture with Mr. Udhayanidhi Stalin."
Mani Ratnam said, "Happy, honored, and excited to collaborate with Kamal Sir again."
Producer Udhayanidhi Stalin said, "It's a wonderful opportunity to join Kamal Sir in presenting 'Ulaganayagan KH 234' after the great success of Vikram and the much-awaited Indian 2. An absolute honor to present this film and tell this special story. Kamal sir and Mani sir have been the pride of Tamil cinema globally and I have been an ardent admirer of both these iconic personalities. Thank you Kamal sir for this great opportunity."
Other details about the cast and crew are yet to be announced.