Actress Shruti Haasan has been signed on to play the leading lady in upcoming mega budget Tamil period drama Sanghamitra, which will star Jayam Ravi and Arya in the lead and will roll from April. "Shruti had recently finished the paperwork and she's quite excited to be part of the project. The makers had several options but they eventually chose Shruti because they wanted someone who is popular but at the same time can perform," a source from the film's unit told IANS. The source further added that Shruti, who is basking in the success of Tamil actioner SI3, will commence shooting for Sanghamitra from May onwards. The film is made on a budget of Rs. 150 crore
"It will be the biggest project of her career thus far. She's very excited because her role will give her an opportunity to attempt something she hasn't done so far," the source added. Also read: Vijay opts out of Sundar C’s mega budget film!
To be helmed by Sundar C and produced by Sri Thenandal Films, the film will also be released in Telugu and Hindi. "It will be simultaneously made in Telugu. In Hindi, however, it will be made with an entirely different cast and the process will take time," he said. The film will have music by A.R Rahman.
In other news, Shruti Haasan is wrapping her Katamarayuda shoot with Pawan Kalyan. The teaser was out on Feb 4 and it opened to a rave response. Fans are very excited to catch Shruti with Pawan Kalyan again. Meanwhile, do tell us how excited are you to catch Shruti Haasan alongside Jayma and Arya in the comment box below.
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