Director Atlee debuted in Kollywood with the movie Raja Rani in 2013, which achieved a cult classic status within few days of its release. Starring Arya, Nayanthara, Jai and Nazriya Nazim, this movie was a huge hit at the box office. Following this movie, Atlee directed his next movie Theri with Thalapathy Vijay in the lead. This movie too turned into a commercial blockbuster.
Later, Atlee turned a producer by producing actor Jiiva’s Sangili Bungili Kadhava Thora under his own production banner A for Apple Production. In 2017, he directed the biggest blockbuster Mersal, starring Thalapathy Vijay in triple roles. This movie catapulted him to the top category of new-age directors, though the content of the movie was criticized for being cliched.
Recently, Atlee spoke about his next movie in a college cultural function. This new movie is touted to be a full-fledged Telugu movie. Tollywood’s top actors have been approached for the lead role. The production work of this movie is taking place vigourously. More news and updates regarding this movie will be revealed soon.