Murugadoss is directing a female oriented film ‘Akira’ with Sonakshi Sinha in lead. Film stars Raai Lakshmi and Shatrughn Sinha in key roles. Raai Lakshmi speaking about her being part of the film said,"I have always wanted to work with Murugadoss sir. It was an amazing experience. I have never worked with him in south and working with him in Bollywood was very special. That movie has opened a lot of doors for me," On Sharing screen presence with Sonakshi, she says, "I have no screen space with her because the story is such that the main plot is based on my character. So, once my character exits the story, her character enters into it".