Vishal co-produces next film with UTV

Actor Vishal Krishna Reddy has teamed up with UTV Motion Pictures to co-produce upcoming Tamil romantic action-thriller “Naan Sigappu Manithan”, in which he also plays the title role. The film is slated to go on floors third week of November. The film will also be dubbed in Telugu.

Vishal recently turned producer with Tamil rural drama “Palnadu”, which is releasing Saturday.

“Naan Sigappu Manithan” will be helmed by Thiru, who had recently worked with Vishal in a film titled “Samar” in the same language.

“We are impressed with Thiru’s storytelling and are confident he will deliver an outstanding film with Vishal. Though the title of the film is borrowed from a 1985 Super Hit film starring superstar Rajinikanth, it is a new subject untold in Tamil cinema and we look forward to the release of the film,” said G. Dhananjayan, Chief, South Business – Studios, Disney UTV in a statement.

Vishal will co-produce the film also starring Lakshmi Menon under his home banner Vishal Film Factory (VFF).

“VFF is proud and happy to be associated with UTV to produce our second film venture. We are aiming to complete the film in one schedule and release in summer 2014,” added Vishal.