India, Dec. 3 -- Actor Sivakarthikeyan and director Nelson Dilip Kumar have joined hands for a new Tamil film titled Doctor, which will go on the floors from December 6.

Nelson, who rose to fame with Nayanthara starrer Kolamavu Kokila, teams up with Sivakarthikeyan for the first time. Tipped to be an action comedy, the film marks the Tamil debut of Priyanka Mohan. "It is an action comedy; one half of the film will take place in Chennai and the other half will be set in Goa. The reason we titled it Doctor is because the film has elements that are related to doctors. Siva will sport a new look and has knocked off some kilos, too," Nelson was quoted in a report by Times of India.

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