Titled ‘Thug Life’, the Mani Ratnam directorial also stars Trisha Krishnan, Dulquer Salmaan and Jayam Ravi in pivotal rolesWe have often heard the term Thug Life in popular culture and have come across the words in the meme world too, but now it's also the title of the ‘Universal Hero’ Kamal Haasan's 234th film, which is set to be directed by the legendary filmmaker Mani Ratnam. It's indeed a ‘New Name’, and might make a ‘New History’. The title reveal comes a few days after the release of Indian 2 / Bharateeyudu 2's Intro video.Raaj Kamal Films International, the production house of #KH234, took to the popular platform ‘X’ to unveil the film's title by sharing a poster and a title announcement video, which also gave a glimpse of Kamal Haasan's character. ‘Ulaganayagan’ plays a ‘Yakuza’ (meaning a Japanese gangster) named ‘Rangaraya Sakthivel Nayakan’ in the film. Does the name ring a bell?36 years ago, Kamal Haasan and Mani Ratnam gave us a gangster film titled Nayakan, in which the illustrious actor played ‘Sakthivel’ who eventually becomes Velu Nayakan. The film was also a India's official entry at the Oscars in 1988. Now in 2023, they're teaming up again for a gangster film, and interestingly, Kamal Haasan plays ‘Rangaraya Sakthivel Nayakan’ in the movie. This sparked speculations that the film might be linked to the 1987 blockbuster.Watch the video:\r\n \r\n \r\n Soon after their respective blockbusters ‘Vikram’ and ‘Ponniyin Selvan’, the actor-director are gearing up to thrill the audiences like never before and the netizens are already stunned by Kamal Haasan's avatar in Mani Ratnam's visual set in a dystopian backdrop.