Arjun's eyeball - grabbing performance in Mankatha has made him one of the most sought after actors in the industry. The latest is that he will be playing the baddie in Mani Ratnam's film which will have Karthik's son Gautham in the lead. This film is going by the name Pookadai as of now.
Word is that it is the role of a lifetime and will give him equal footing as the hero. Arjun is very happy to be working with Mani and says that it is a blessing to land such a great role. Mani is still searching for a suitable heroine and once she is finalized, shooting will begin in earnest.