Director Venkat Prabhu and his team are working tirelessly to ensure Mankatha's success. Being Ajith's 50th, it has already created hype among the audience, especially his fans. There are already speculations about who will be the film's heroine(s). The latest news from the unit is that Mankatha is expected to release in summer 2011. Yes, fans can watch 'Thala' on the silver screen in May, 2011.
Venkat Prabhu's other trump cards for Mankatha are Yuvan Shankar Raja who takes care if music, Sakthi Saravanan handling the camera and K.L. Praveen & N.B. Srikanth who will edit the movie.