Mani Ratnam signs Lakshmi Manchu for Pookkadai


Mani Ratnam signs Lakshmi Manchu for Pookkadai

Director Mani Ratnam and his right hand man AR Rahman will be coming out with an exclusive Tamil release in their Pookkadai. The movie an exclusive, for the fact that all past projects delivered by the duo have either been bilinguals or trilinguals. It can be recalled that ARR has already completed tuning one of the songs for the movie, with lyricist Vairamuthu proclaiming it to be yet another gem.

Director Mani has chosen an interesting pair to play the Pookkadai lead in Karthik’s son Gautham and Radha’s second daughter Tulasi . Action King Arjun too will be making his presence felt, with the actor announcing the news earlier, “It’s really a blessing to work with someone like Mani sir ” .Now there is some fresh update, with Telugu hero Mohan Babu’s daughter Lakshmi Manchu joining the Pookkadai team soon. An excited Lakshmi quips, “ I just signed a movie with Manirathnam. My first Tamil film. He is the first man who influenced me to be in films. Dreams do come true.” The movie will expectedly go on floors early 2012 with the rest of the crew yet to be announced.

Lakshmi you’ve got something special for your Kollywood debut.



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