Samuthirakani seems to be emerging a pan South India personality. The popular Kollywood director established himself in Tollywood with the remake of 'Nadodigal', titled 'Shambo Shiva Shambo'.
In Mollywood, he is not just known as a director, but as an actor too. And now, the actor-filmmaker's focus is on Kannada film industry, popularly known as Sandalwood.
Samuthirakani is working in Puneet Rajkumar's next, 'Yaare Koogadali'. "Working with Puneet and others is a nice experience. I am learning Kannada and this has been an interesting experience."
Back home in Kollywood, Samuthirakani is working with 'Jayam' Ravi in 'Nimirndhu Nil'. The film has Amala Paul as the leading lady and is being made simultaneously in Telugu as well.