Indian 2, KH 234, Vikram 2 and more: Kamal Haasan’s high-octane films to watch out for

Kamal Haasan, the legendary actor made a grand comeback in the film industry, with the huge success of Vikram. The action-thriller, which marked the National Award-winning actor’s first collaboration with talented filmmaker Lokesh Kanagaraj, became one of the highest grossers in the Tamil film industry. Kamal Haasan is now planning to stay active in the film industry with a handful of promising projects in the pipeline. The legend is on a roll and is set to team up with some of the most promising young talent.

Check out Kamal Haasan’s high-octane projects to watch out for:

Indian 2

The veteran actor is reuniting with master craftsman S Shankar for the much-anticipated sequel to the 1996 blockbuster Indian. The project, which has been titled Indian 2, was initially slated to hit the theaters in 2020. But it was delayed multiple times. due to the unfortunate crane accident that happened on the set and the pandemic. However, Indian 2 is now back on track and Udhayanidhi Stalin has come on board as the co-producer of the project.

Kamal Haasan will once again play the famous character Senapathi in the film, which also stars Kajal Aggarwal, Siddharth, Rakul Preet Singh, Priya Bhavani Shankar and others in pivotal roles. Anirudh is composing music for the film.

KH 234

Kamal Haasan and Mani Ratnam, the legendary duo who made one of Tamil cinema’s greatest crime films – Nayagan – are now set to team up soon. The veteran filmmaker and the legendary actor are reuniting after a gap of 35 years, for the much awaited project, tentatively titled KH 234. The exciting project was launched for Kamal Haasan’s 68th birthday. If reports are to be believed, KH 234 will start rolling in mid-2023 and hit theaters in 2024.

Vikram 2

For the uninitiated, Vikram is part of the Lokesh Cinematic Universe aka LCU and belongs to the same universe as the director’s blockbuster Kaithi, which starred Karthi. In many of his interviews, director Lokesh Kanagaraj had confirmed that he will be reuniting with Kamal Haasan for most of the installments in the Vikram franchise. The much-anticipated sequel, titled Vikram 2, is expected to go on floors after the filmmaker wraps up his next outing with Thalapathy Vijay, which has been titled Thalapathy 67.

Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu 2

In their many recent interviews and events, both Kamal Haasan and director Gautham Vasudev Menon have confirmed that their highly popular neo-noir action thriller Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu is getting a sequel. According to director Gautham, the script of the much-anticipated project is currently in its final stages and he is ready to share it with the legendary actor. Kamal Haasan will return as Raghavan, the brainy cop in the sequel, which has been titled Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu 2.

Other projects of Kamal Haasan

Interestingly, Kamal Haasan is currently working on the script for his next outing, which is expected to be directed by renowned Malayalam editor and writer Mahesh Narayanan. If rumors are to be believed, the veteran actor is teaming up with H Vinoth, director of Valimai, for an upcoming thriller that may start rolling in February 2023. He is also in talks with National award-winning director Vetrimaaran, b. an action thriller set in rural Tamil Nadu. The grapevine suggests that Kamal Haasan might revive his dream project Marma Yogi and don the director’s hat while Chiyaan Vikram or Suriya might replace him as the leading man.

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