After a brief interval, he is back with another tale set around a Tamil village. Titled Annakodiyum Kodiveeranum (AKKV), it based on a real incident that happened in the lives of two individuals Annakodi and Kodiveeranum at a remote village in Madurai district.
A newcomer Lakshman plays the lead. Karthika Nair of Kho fame is the heroine.
On Karthika, who plays Annakodi in the film, Bharathiraja says, ‘she has done an exemplary job. She will certainly join the league of actresses like Padamini, Bhanumathy, Savithri, Radhika and Revathy’.