AR Murugadoss created a great impact on the box office with Thuppaki, featuring Vijay and Kajal Aggarwal in the lead. Soon after, he went to Bollywood to remake Thuppaki in Hindi, with Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead, and is currently busy with it. There were reports of the director roping in Ajith for his next titled Rettai Thala, in which the actor will be seen playing a dual role. When quizzed about it, the director rubbished them as mere rumors. He said that his next Tamil film will go on floors from November, but the actor or the title hasn't been finalized yet. The director turned producer with Engaeyum Eppothum in 2011. As a producer, his next two film are Raja Rani, with Arya, Jai and Nayanthara in the lead, and Vatthikuchi, with his brother Dileepan and Anjali in the lead. Both the film will be hitting the screens soon.