Grand set erected in Chennai for Simbu's political thriller

Venkat Prabhu's Maanaadu, the political thriller starring Simbu and Kalyani Priyadarshan is in the final schedule of shoot. The film which had been in the making phase for quite long is now inching towards a wrap. The film will have Simbu playing a Muslim man, Abdul Khaliq, for the first time in his career. He had already stated why he chose to play Khaliq - to break the stereotypical view about Islamists. Now, as per reports, it is heard that a grand political gathering set has been erected in Chennai and the shoot will take place with all the main stars and support actors. It may be noted that the film's multi-lingual teaser was released a few days back by top stars of different film industries.