On his website, Shankar thanked media and his fans for supporting his Nanban. He wrote, “Thanks for making it a huge hit. Thanks to all media for the great support.” Talking about his next project, he said, “As I started working on my next script, I couldn’t be in touch with you. So far I have not finalised anyone regarding the next project. Just working on the story.”
In the recent times, there have been many rumours floating on the internet about his next project. While some said that he would team up again with Kamal Hassan for his Thalaivan Irukinran, others said that the filmmaker might work with Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi in his prestigious 150th film.