Famed Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff's first direct Tamil was Aaranaya Kandam which released in 2011. His role as a selfish old aged smuggler was well received by fans as well as critics. After a gap the tall and handsome actor has played an important role as a king in Superstar Rajnikanth's upcoming magnum opus Kochadaiiyaan which is scheduled to release within summer.
As per sources, the Rangeela actor is acting in another Tamil film produced in a garnd scale by Kalaipuli S.Thanu under his V creations banner. Jacki Shroff is acting as the lead villain in Kanithan directed by Santhosh who has already completed half of the shoot. The film stars Atharva and Catherine Tresa in the lead roles. Aravind Krishan makes a comeback with this film as a cinematographer.
The film has music composed by acclaimed Drums expert Sivamani.