Simbu has confirmed that he is working hard to chisel his physique. He claims that he has not been to gym after he entered the film industry. The actor is undergoing rigorous training with a specialist fitness instructor, who has planned him a tailor-made program to gain weight and give him a muscled look.
The actor plays the role of a tough and corrupted cop in Osthi, which is a remake of Bollywood blockbuster Dabangg. Richa Gangopadhyay is pairing him in the Tamil version, which is directed by Dharani and has Thaman's music. Mohan Apparao and T Ramesh are jointly producing the film.