A.R. Murugadoss to direct Hindi film again

Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Southern filmmaker A. R. Murugadoss will wield the megaphone for a Hindi project to be produced by Fox Star Studios. The movie will release in 2014.

In 2011, a three-film deal of Tamil projects had been signed between the filmmaker and production and distribution giant, Fox Star Studios.

Murugadoss, who made his Hindi directorial debut with the 2008 Aamir Khan-starrer "Ghajini", a major hit, is happy to take the association forward.

"Working with a studio like Fox Star Studios has been a good experience for me. We are moving our partnership to the next stage now. I'm happy to confirm that I will be directing a Hindi film with Fox next year," Murugadoss said in a statement.

"Besides Tamil, we are also looking forward to moving our production partnership in Hindi market to give a chance to young directors with strong scripts," he added.

The partnership between the two started with breakaway hit, "Engaeyum Eppothum" in 2011, followed by power-packed action entertainer "Vathikuchi", which hit the screens in March 2013. The third film of their three film deal in Tamil, Atlee Kumar's "Raja Rani" is ready to release in September 2013.

Vijay Singh, CEO, Fox Star Studios is confident that their association with Murugadoss "has ensured a great innings for us in Tamil cinema", and it will continue to be so with the Hindi movie as well.

"Murugadoss is one of the finest storytellers , a gifted filmmaker and a professional producer. We are looking forward to working with Murugadoss in Hindi cinema as well and promise a film to watch out for," he added.

The genre of the film is yet to unveiled.

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