Comedian Yogi Babu, who recently played a prominent role in Nayantara's Kolamavu Kokila, now set to take the lead role in Dharmaprabhu.

This comedy entertainer revolves around a thug war between the God of Death Yaman's heir Yogi Babu and Chitragupta.

Directed by Muthukumaran, the songs will be composed by Justin Prabhakaran. The movie shooting will commence as soon as in December and will be wrapped up in a short span of time.

This is not the first time comedians play the lead role in a film. Previously, famous comedians such as Vadivelu, Vivek and Santhanam have attempted the same. Now, it's Yogi Babu's turn to join the list.

Yogi Babu's career took a turn when he was offered to play alongside Nayantara in Kolamavu Kokila, as the love interest. The song 'Kalyana Vayasu' by Anirudh, featuring Yogi Babu became and instant hit, and the comedian managed to get himself a group of loyal fans.

Now his fans will be able to see him play the lead role in Dharmaprabhu. So are you excited to see Yogi Babu as the hero?