Mudhalvan directed by “ S Shankar” and featured by Arjun Sarja, Manisha Koirala and “ Raghuvaran” was a super hit film. The lead role passed on from Superstar “ Rajinikanth” to Arjun. It is heard that director Shankar is gearing up to direct the sequel to the film, Mudhalvan 2. The rumors rolled out that Shankar had approached Ajith Kumar to play the lead role. However, it is not sure if the information is right. Many rumors spread out regarding Ajith’s next. Some say that Vishnuvardhan Kulasekaran would be directing Ajith again and some others say that “ Siva” will join Thala for the fourth time. However, Ajith will not announce his next until January 2018. He has been relaxing at his home, following surgery.