Shiva is known for his comedy based hero roles in movies like Chennai 600028, Saroja, Vanakkam Chennai, Thamizh Padam was last seen on screen in the sequel movie Thamizh Padam 2. Shiva is ready with his next release Sumo which he has also scripted. The makers of the film have released the trailer of the film, marking the Tamizh Padam actor’s birthday. The film which has been directed by SP Hosimin, a former assistant of S Shankar also stars Priya Anand and will feature real life Japanese sumo wrestler Yoshinori Tashiro. The film has been lensed by Tamil filmmaker Rajiv Menon and has music by Nivas K Prasanna. Ishari K Ganesh of Vels Film International has bankrolled the film. The makers of the film are aiming to release it for Pongal next year.