Chennai, Nov. 18 -- Actor Santhanam's previous film A1 emerged as a surprise hit at the box office. Directed by Johnson, the film starred Tara Alisha Berry as the female lead while M.S. Bhaskar, Motta Rajendran, Sai Kumar and others in crucial roles.

After A1, Santhanam has been roped in to play the lead in debutant director Karthik Yogi's upcoming project Dikkiloona, which will feature the actor in a triple role. The film is jointly produced by Soldiers Factory and KJR Studios.

The makers have started shooting for the film. Dikkiloona stars Shirin Kanchwala and Anagha as leading ladies while well-known Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh is set to make his acting debut with the film.

Apart from Dikkiloona, Santhanam's upcoming projects i...