The film Maruthanayagam is a dream project of Kamal Hassan the director. More than an Actor the film is an ambitious project of Kamal the director . It is a big budget film.
This is a periodical film which revolves around the life of 18th Century warrior Mohammad Yusuf Khan who fought against the British rule. In order to tell the story of this warrior Kamal Hassan has spent crores. Though the film started rolling in 1997, but it got shelved before completion due to various factors. . The film is still under the initial stage..
There were several reports on resuming the shoot of the film . but the film still remains as incomplete and could not resume the shoot because of various reasons.
The film which was originally planned to shoot using the Hollywood technologies was launched by Brittan Queen Elizabeth II. Kamal is the person who always like to experiment with his films and role. The success of his last Film Viswaroopam gave inspiration to start the shoot of his long delayed project Maruthanayagam. There are reports that so many corporate companies and financial establishments have approached Kamal for the completion of the project. And now came to know that Kamal is planning to complete the project with out the help of foreign companies.