As off with your expectations, he is not Jackie Chan, but one of the finest actors of Japanese films Thadanobhu Asaano.
Kamal Haasan busy planning out schedules for his Marmayogi has been approached by Bharath Bala. Bharath Bala produced musical albums of A.R. Rahman like ‘Vande Maataram’ and ‘Jana Gana Mana’. According to the story crafted by famous Malayalam writer M.T.Vasudevan, the film is set at the background of Kerala in 9th Century where a greatest warrior trains his disciple to wage war.
The greatest warrior is played by Kamal Haasan while the Japanese actor performs the role of his disciple. Actress Asin is expected to perform the role of Queen falling in love with the young warrior.
The film titled 19 Steps is produced and directed by Bharathbala himself and A.R.Rahman scores music. Now, the entire team is waiting for the reply of Kamal Haasan and if he agrees to act in this film, shooting would start by next year after he completes his other magnum opus ‘Marmayogi’.