Shruti Haasan, scrumptious glamour queen of Kollywood was supposed to play the titular role in Sundar C’s magnum opus Sangamithra aka Sangamitra. But she opted out of the film citing date issues and the production is busy looking out for a suitable actress to the play the lead part.
As we earlier reported, Lady Superstar Nayanthara will be playing the lead role (Sangamitra) in the film. The makers have considerably involved in pushing her into the project and of course, who can be reasonable other than Nayan.
Sangamithra is a fictional historical epic flick which will be directed by Sundar C and produced by Sri Thenandal Films. This is Sundar C’s high profile flick to be made with a whopping budget of Rs 250 crores. The film has Jayam Ravi and Arya in prominent roles with A R Rahman composing music for the film.
Nayanthara last outing Dora was a box office disaster but she received positive acclaim for her performance in the film. She will be next seen in Ajay Gnanamuthu’s thriller film ‘Imaikka Nodigal’ where she plays the role of a CBI officer investigating a mysterious death (Vijay Sethupathi). Atharvaa and Raashi Khanna are additionally part of the lead star cast.