Ace direct or Goutham Menon has donned his acting skill from direction as debutant actor, for a Tamil film, Simbhu and Vara Lakshmi(daughter of hero Sarathkumar) starrer, “Poda podi”. He was all the way went to London for this film and acted in a special character for ten days and came back to Chennai. He said that he has debuted in this picture as an actor just because of Sibhu’s interest and compulsion. At present Gouthanm menon is directing one film in Tamil titled “Nadinisi nayigal” with dusky beauty Sameera Reddy in the lead and another film “Yem Maya Chesave” remake in Hindi language. He is also producing one Tamil film on his own with his protégé Susinder direction. Even in this bussy schedule Goutham Menon has accepted to do an important character in the film. We wish him that he will get succeed as an actor also.