Director Shankar, who in the past pointed out in his films loopholes in the education and political systems of the country, seems to be now focusing on sports.
If sources are to be believed, his forthcominng film 'I', which has Vikram in the lead, is about an aspiring athlete who wants to make a mark in Olympics.
"Though he prepares himself for the international games, some forces prevent him from achieving the goal. In 'I', Shankar will throw light on politics in sports in his typical style," add sources.
Meanwhile, after a lengthy schedule in China, the cast and crew of 'I' are now shooting for the film in Ennore, on the outskirts of Chennai. The movie has music by A R Rahman.