Samantha bags a role opposite Vikram

Shankar is all set to start his next with south star Vikram in the lead

The latest buzz is that Samantha, who is emerging as the hot and happening heroine of Kollywood, has been roped in to play the female lead. “There is more than one heroine in the film and Samantha is one among them. She is happy about bagging the role in a Shankar directed movie, which has a top star like Vikram in the lead,” sources say. At present, Samantha is busy with two projects — Mani Ratnam’s Kadal and Gautham Vasudev Menon’s trilingual Neethane En Ponvasantham. All the three versions of the flick has has Samantha as the leading lady, while the protagonists differ.

Meanwhile, the yet-to-be titled Shankar’s film is expected to be simultaneously made in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. Cinematography will be taken care by P C Sreeram and the music is helmed  by Oscar-Grammy winner A R Rahman.


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