Shankar is the writer and director of the upcoming vigilante action thriller film Indian 2 in Tamil. Kamal Haasan reprises his role as Senapathy/Indian, an ageing independence fighter turned vigilante who fights against corruption and crimes, in this sequel to the 1996 film Indian. Supporting cast members include S. J. Suryah, Kajal Aggarwal, Siddharth, Rakul Preet Singh, Priya Bhavani Shankar, Kalidas Jayaram, Gulshan Grover, Nedumudi Venu, Vivek, Samuthirakani, Bobby Simha, Guru Somasundaram, Delhi Ganesh, Jayaprakash, Manobala, Vennela Kishore, and Deepa Shankar. Lyca Productions and Red Giant Movies are the producers. Anirudh Ravichander created the soundtrack, while Ravi Varman, Rathnavelu, and A. Sreekar Prasad handled the cinematography and editing, respectively.
In September 2017, news of Indian 2 was released. Beginning in January 2019, principal photography took held in Chennai, Rajahmundry, and Bhopal. Following an accident on the sets in February 2020 that resulted in the deaths of a few staff members, filming was stopped. Since then, production had been put on hold due to a variety of reasons, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, cost overruns, and legal issues, until picking again up in August 2022.
|Kamal Haasan Kajal Aggarwal NayantharaRakul Preet SinghPriya Bhavani ShankarVivekAishwarya RajeshSamuthirakaniVennela KishoreYogi Babu
|Lyca Productions, Red Giant Movies