Priya Anand in ‘Viswaroopam’?

Kamal Haasan was impressed with the actor after watching her film 180

The latest buzz is that actor Priya Anand, who debuted in Tamil cinema with Vaamanan and in Telugu cinema with Leader (with Rana Daggubati), has been signed on as the second female lead in Kamal Haasan’s much talked about directorial venture, Viswaroopam. The film has been in the news for Bollywood actor Sonakshi Sinha’s walkout, after she had been roped in to play the lead post the success of Dabangg. Sonam Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra, too reportedly refused the role. For the second lead, Isha Sharvani was also in the league. Sources say Priya has been roped in by Haasan after he saw her in her recent hit, 180. Viswaroopam begins shooting next month as soon as Kamal’s leading lady is finalised.