Atlee to head to Tollywood
It was previously reported that Atlee Kumar, was going to direct a Telugu film that would either star Prabhas or Allu Arjun. However, contrary to popular reports, it has been reported that Atlee will first direct a Tamil film and only then move on his Telugu directorial. With three hit films to his kitty, Atlee is now one of the most sought-after names in Kollywood. HIs last film, Mersal performed well at the box office and set the cash registers ringing. Mersal was even awarded the ‘Best Foreign Language’ film at the UK National Awards. The film marked his second collaboration with actor Vijay. The first one being Theri. Both these films earned more than 100 crores at the box-office. A former assistant of director Shankar, Atlee made his directorial debut with Raja Rani.