Ajith is said to be playing the role of a betting kingpin in Mangaatha. The story of the film revolves around the gamblers, who try to manipulate the Indian Premier League (IPL) by offering bribe to the players. Arjun Sarja plays the role of an investigating officer, who cracks the code of bookies and match-fixers.
Mangaatha, written and directed by Venkat Prabhu, also features Trisha Krishnan, Vaibhav Reddy, Premji Amaren, Lakshmi Rai, Andrea Jeremiah, Sona Heiden and others in the cast. The audio of the film is expected to hit the market in May and the movie will release in June.