There was news that it would be Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor starring opposite Ilayathalapathy Vijay later being replaced by another Bollywood lady in ‘Rana’ heroine Deepika Padukone. Howsoever the needle is pointing at Kamal Haasan’s daughter Shruti Haasan for the lead role in the upcoming Vijay-A R Murugadoss project. Shruti will be making her Kollywood debut with Suriya starrer 7aam Arivu after which she plans to move on to the new Vijay movie.
Vijays father SAC has disclosed that the movie will be exclusively produced under his own banner ruling out Fox Star Studios stake in the project. After Shankar’s ‘Nanban’ and Jayam Rajas ‘Velayudham’ Ilayathalapathy is loaded with two big budget offerings in the upcoming Rs.65 crore A.R. Murugadoss flick and his other mid 2012 take-off project with director Gautham Menon’s titled Yohan : Adhyayam Ondru. Yohan also has ‘Double Oscar’ winning composer A.R. Rahman delivering the music.
So after Suriya it’s a Vijay movie for Shruti. Wonder if you have any more unfulfilled dreams, Shruti?