Saran is the final choice for directing Ajith's next movie titled "Asal".Asal, is all set to take off in the month of March. Asal" is the 49th film of Ajith and fourth under the direction of Saran who is Ajith's friend and favorite director. The project has been delayed because of dilly-dallying on the choice of the director. Originally Gautham Menon's name was doing the rounds the air has now been cleared by naming Saran as the director of "Asal" which will be a remake of a popular Telugu film.aran explained that he zeroed in on the title Asal, meaning original, because the Ajith's fans will get to see him as seen never before. The director said that he is discussing about the film with Ajith every day to get the best out of him.Saran will take up "Asal" after completing the shooting of "Modi Vilayadu".