Kamal Hasan started the film Marudhanayagam in 1997 and the project was kept on hold for various reasons. About 25% of the film was canned at that time.
Now, Kamal wants to revive this project and wants Rajinikanth to be part of it. He says that he and Rajini acted in around ten films together in the beginning of their careers and he believes that Marudhanayagam has the perfect balance of characters that will be played by Kamal and Rajini.
This period film revolves around the life times of the 18th century warrior Mohammed Yusuf Khan, The film will have a budget of around Rs 150 crore and will release in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and English.