Venkat Prabhu recently announced his next project with Simbu in the lead role. The film has been titled "Maanaadu" and and has tagline as 'A Venkat Prabhu Politics'. The film is set on a political backdrop and this is the first time Venkat Prabhu will be directing a political film. Venkat Prabhu announced the film's title on his Twitter page.
The moment all you #Strfans waiting for!!! We are really proud to announce our next #strvp title!! It’s #strmaanaadu #maanaadu #aVPpolitics #vp9 @sureshkamatchi @Deepanboopathy @Vijayakumar1959 @subbu6panchu with all your love and blessings!! #titleposter pic.twitter.com/mg5NWqm0YH— venkat prabhu (@vp_offl) July 10, 2018
Maanadu is slated for release in Summer 2019. The film is produced by Suresh Kamatchi. Simbu on the other hand has wrapped Mani Ratnam's Chekkka Chivantha Vaanam and has an interesting line up of projects other than Maanaadu.