Prabhu Deva to direct Akshay, Katrina

Choreographer turned director Prabhu Deva will now direct Akshay Kumar in an untitled film. He was approached by filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali for the film. Bhansali flown to Chennai to discuss the film with Prabhu Deva. Highly excited Prabhu Deva readily accepted Bhansali's offer. After the blockbuster ‘Wanted’, everyone of the North craves for the South director. Prabhu Deva himself confirmed the news.

He also confirmed that it will be a fresh script and not a remake of ‘Wanted’ or inspired from films of any languages. It is not yet confirmed who will play Akki’s leading lady but Katrina Kaif is on the cards. However, costume designer Sabina Khan will co-produce the film.

Prabhu Deva will start after he finishes up with his present projects, Jeyam Ravi-Hansika Motwani starrer 'Engeyum Kadhal'. Then he will be directing Vishal’s next film.