Filmmaker A.R. Murugadoss has clarified that Rakul Preet Singh is the sole heroine of his upcoming yet-untitled Telugu-Tamil bilingual directorial with superstar Mahesh Babu. According to reports, Nayanthara was rumoured to be roped in as the second leading lady in the film.
“Rakul Preet is the only female lead in my film with Mahesh sir,” Murugadoss wrote on his Twitter page on Friday. Tipped to be a stylish action-thriller, the film features Mahesh in the role of an intelligence officer.
The film also stars actor-filmmaker S.J. Suryah as the antagonist, apart from R.J. Balaji, Dheepa Ramanujam and Priyadarshi Pullikonda in supporting roles. The film is being jointly produced by Tagore Madhu and N.V. Prasad.
Actress Nayanthara, who was recently seen in Iru Mugan, has started working on a yet-untitled Tamil film which will address problems associated with water scarcity.
“We are making this film with lot of social responsibility. It will create an impact in the minds of the audience because it’s about water scarcity and it happens to be one of the major problems faced by people nowadays,” film’s director Gopi Nainar said in a statement.
In the film, Nayanthara will be seen as a district collector.The film also stars child artists Vignesh and Ramesh, known for critically-acclaimed Tamil film Kaaka Muttai. The movie has completed its first schedule.
Nayanthara will also don the producer’s hat with upcoming yet-untitled Tamil project, which will feature her in the role of a collector. “It’s an out-and-out woman-centric project. Nayanthara was so excited when she heard the script that she decided to produce it under her own banner. She plays a district collector in the film, which will go on the floors in a couple of months,” a source told IANS.