B Chinni Krishna, who shot to fame with 'Kotha Bangaru Lokam', is going to direct Sunil in his next film. Chinni Krishna played the role of a butler English speaking warden in that film. This role earned him good marks as an actor. He turned director with Nikhil's 'Veedu Theda'. This will be his second film as director. A big producer is set to produce this film.
On a side note, Sunil is only signing the films which offer him lead roles. He has almost stopped acting as comedian in recent times. Sunil’s most recent super hit is ‘Maryada Ramanna’, directed by Rajamouli. The actor is currently busy shooting for his upcoming film 'Poolarangadu', which is slated for Pongal release.