After Kaththi, A R Murugadoss directed a Hindi film titled Akira. This film did not do well at the box office as expected. Currently he is directing a Telugu film which has Mahesh Babu in the lead role. The shooting of the film is in the final stages.
After completing this, he will be directing a film which will have Vijay in the lead role. Lyca Productions who produced Kaththi will be producing the film. Currently his assistants are busy with the script of Vijay’s film.
Murugadoss has decided to commence the shooting of Vijay’s film during the month of October after completing Mahesh Babu’s film. After Thuppakki and Kaththi, A R Murugadoss is joining hands with Vijay for the third time. The film is to be released for Deepavali 2018. A R Murugadoss has been paid Rs 25 Crores as salary.
It is worth mentioning that AR Murugadoss didn’t get a big salary for his debut film ‘Dheena’ and it was same for his second film ‘Ramana’. The filmmaker aftermath made his venture into Tollywood and Bollywood that apparently hiked his remuneration.