In a recent interaction, director Desingh Periyasamy has given out an important update on STR48, saying that “STR is undergoing an intense workout regime for his role in the film, and we will be starting the shoot next year. The pre-production process for the film is huge and that’s why it is taking time.”

The film is said to be a period fantasy entertainer where STR will be playing dual roles. The film’s technical crew and cast are being finalized, and the team will be announced officially by the makers – Kamal Haasan’s RKFI soon.