It looks like the year 2007 will be a turning point once comedians Ali's career.. Even before his current film Gundammagari Manavadu has been completed, he has signed another film in which he playing the male lead role. Ali has been roped by K Vasu to play hero in his latest venture. Vasu is a veteran filmmaker with decades of experience. He has made films with Shobhana Babu, Chandramohan, Chiranjeevi etc. The new film proves that Ali is now getting established as a hero. His performance as hero in Yamagola, Hungama etc., was well received. The new film is likely to go on sets from March 21.