Thala Ajith and his team have wrapped up the shoot of Mankatha, directed by Venkat Prabhu, in Bangkok recently. The latest buzz is that the film will grace theatres on Independence day (August 15, 2011). According to sources, Ajith was very pleased with the way Mankatha has shaped up. The film has been shoot in Chennai, Dharavi slums in Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangkok and Macau.
Mankatha, Ajith's 50th film, has a huge star cast which includes Trisha, Arjun, Lakshmi Rai, Anjali, Premji, Ashwin, Vaibhav, Mahant, Anjali, Andrea and others. Cloud Nine Movies has produced this action thriller which is rumoured to narrate the story of match-fixing sagas in international cricket matches.