Prabhu Deva has shed his famous bearded look for his upcoming cop action thriller film ‘Pon Manickavel’. The actor’s role in the film is based on idol wing IG Pon Manickavel who is famous in Tamil Nadu for his efficient investigation on the stolen idols.
AC Mughil, a former associate of Prabhu Deva is directing the film and Nivetha Pethuraj plays the romantic interest of the choreographer turned actor. Hitesh Jhabak who produced the space-based action adventure film ‘Tik Tik Tik’ is producing Pon Manickavel. Interestingly, for the first time, Prabhu Deva is playing a cop in the film.
Imman is composing the music for the film and the major portions are being shot in Chennai and surrounding locales. The team also planning to shoot a crucial portion in Mumbai.
If all goes well, Pon Manickavel is likely to hit the screens by the end of this year.