After Kabali directed by Ranjith, Dhansika is working in a film titled Kathadi directed by Kalyan of Kadha Solla Porom fame. Avishek, a cousin of Sridevi Boney Kapoor, brother of actress Maheshwari, will play the love interest of Dhansika in the film. John Vijay, Sampath, Naan Kadavul Rajendran, Kaali Venkat and Madhumitha are among others playing supporting roles. She says, “my role in the film is said to be an important one with grey shades and will be seen as an uptight cop in the film and is said to have done a few of the daredevil stunts in the movie. The film is entirely shot in Chennai, Kerala and Yelagiri Hills.