The actor, who was seen on the screen in "Tashkent Files", has been away from the spotlight for a while reportedly due to his ongoing treatment for back pain.
"When I narrated the film to Mithun da, he was very excited! He is absolutely fit and fine and told me he loved the script. I am thrilled to direct him and I think it will be a fun ride for all of us," Manoj told PTI.
"We are trying something new with the film, the genre of horror-comedy is new and we have a fantastic story and the cast to make it entertaining."
Manoj is hoping for a April 2020 release for the film.
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