On the work front, the actor is awaiting the release of the much-anticipated film, ’83’. The film is a biopic, which captures India’s cricket World Cup vicotry in 1983. Jiiva plays the role of Krishnamachari Srikkanth, who was part of the Indian squad and a key player who contributed to the team’s success in the 1983 world cup. The film has Ranveer Singh in the lead role who plays the role of then Indian captain Kapil Dev. Jiiva also a has a few more upcoming projects like ‘Kalathil Santhipom’ and ‘Methavi’. Now, the latest we hear is that the actor will be doing a film with director M Rajesh, with whom he had earlier collaborated for ‘SMS’ way back in 2009. The film, ‘Siva Manasula Sakthi’ aka ‘SMS’ was well-received by Kollywood audience back then. The Jiiva-Santhanam comedy scenes in the film were a hit back then. The official announcement of Jiiva and Rajesh’s new film is expected soon.