Actor Kamal Haasan and filmmaker Mani Ratnam surprised fans and the film fraternity by announcing that they are set to reunite after 35 years for a new yet-untitled Tamil project. The announcement was made on the eve of Kamal's 68th birthday. Haasan took to Twitter to share the news; fans called it the most unexpected announcement. The movie will be jointly produced by Haasan and Ratnam, with music composed by AR Rahman.
Kamal shared the announcement video on Twitter, writing, "Here we go again!" The yet-untitled film has been tentatively dubbed 'KH 234', signifying it is Kamal's 234th film. Fans have called the news an "unexpected announcement." Some even said it was the reunion of two legends. One comment read, "Unexpected, Two legends are back together after 35 years." Another comment read, "Oh my. My head is spinning. Can't believe this." One comment read, "The goats coming together."
Haasan and Ratnam had last worked together in the critically-acclaimed 'Nayakan,' released in 1987. A story about the rise of a Tamil gangster in Mumbai. The film has been widely celebrated as one of the greatest Indian films ever made.
On the work front, Haasan is currently shooting for Shankar's 'Indian 2'. Bankrolled by Lyca Productions, the movie also stars Siddharth, Kajal Aggarwal, Rakul Preet Singh, Bobby Simhaa, and Priya Bhavani Shankar in key roles.