Atlee who is the protégé of veteran director Shankar made his directorial debut in Raja Rani. There was an overwhelming response for this. After this, he continued to direct the superhit film Theri which had Vijay in the lead role. Recently he directed another super hit film Mersal which had Vijay in triple roles.
After this, he was supposed to direct a film which would have three heroes. Later on it was mentioned that Prabhas would be donning the lead role. At this juncture, it has been confirmed that Prabhas will be donning the lead role. This film is to be produced n Tamil and Telugu.