Osthi is the film which has Simbu in the lead role. The shooting of the film is in the final stages. Dharani who had directed hit films like Dhil, Dhool, Ghilli and Kuruvi is directing this film. This is the first time Dharani is directing Simbu. This film is the remake of the super hit Hindi film Dabangg which had Salman Khan in the lead role.
Simbu is donning the role of a majestic police officer. Richa Gangopadhyay is pairing with Simbu in this film. The shooting of the film which commenced few months back is coming to an end now. The shooting of the film is taking place in Hosur, Bangalore and Mysore. The film was planned to be completed in 90 days. Because of this the shooting of the film has been going on in top gear. The film is expected to be released on Diwali.