Samuthirakani in Sandalwood

Already a popular name in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam industries, actor-director Samuthirakani has now stepped in to Kannada cinema, which is popularly known as Sandalwood.

The Nadodigal maker is currently busy with top Kannada star Puneet Rajkumar’s next movie, titled Yaare Koogadali, and is happy about it.

Says Samuthirakani, ‘It is a great experience to work with Puneet Rajkumar and other members of the team. I am learning Kannda and it is a nice language.’

In Kollywood, Samuthirkani recently kickstarted his forthcoming film titled Nimirndhu Nil, which has Jayam Ravi and Amala Paul in lead roles.