There have been reviews that Santhanam will star in a Tamil remake of Telugu blockbuster Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya. Now, the makers have formally introduced the movie.
Titled Agent Kannayiram, the remake is about to be directed by Manoj Beedha (of Vanjagar Ulagam-fame).
The announcement was made by Master-director Lokesh Kanagaraj, who shared the primary look poster of the movie on Twitter. "Here is the First Look of #AgentKannayiram. Happy to see @iamsanthanam sir in @manojbeedha_dir’s direction, I really enjoyed #vanjagarulagam and now I'm curious to watch this combo soon. Best wishes to @thisisysr @Labrynth_Films and the whole team.(sic)", he wrote.
Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya is an 2019 investigative comedy thriller that starred Naveen Polishetty and Shruti Sharma within the leads. Santhanam will play Naveen's titular character, a rookie detective.
Agent Kannayiram additionally stars Urvashi, Pugazh (Cooku With Comali), Muniskanth, and others. With music scored by Yuvan Shankar Raja, the movie can be produced by Labrynth Films, who had additionally produced director Manoj's Vanjagar Ulagam.