To be titled Vridhagiri after the presiding deity in a temple located in Vriddhachalam town, Tamil Nadu the movie will have the star act as well, according to sources close to the actor.
Vijaykanth was elected legislator from Vriddhachalam constituency in 2006 in his debut contest.
The PRO of the film Singaravelu says that the star would play an honest cop in his directorial debut and would mouth dialogues full of political innuendos.
Vijaykanth hopes to negate these through the new film, his publicists said.
However, the lead lady and cast for other key roles are yet to be finalised. A. Venkatesh, the director known for his commercial success will assisting Vijaykanth in directing the film.