Director Shankar’s Therdhal is having some final adjustments made. Starting of the year with the Bollywood remake Nanban, Shankar’s upcoming Therdhal is based on the cheap underground play of cash for vote, before the elections. There was news that Asin would be making her re-entry with the movie.
This saw self-proclaimed saviors Hindu Makkal Katchi stepping into unwanted action. They accused the Kaavalan heroine of visiting Sri Lanka, attending a party thrown by the Lankan president, despite warnings from the Nadigar Sangam. On knowing about Asin being considered for Shankar’s next, Kumar – State Secretary of HMK, openly stated, “Shankar should respect Tamil sentiments and reconsider his decision, failing which we would hold protests in front of his residence in Chennai.” The Director has now chosen hot and happening actress Samantha for the Vikram starrer. With AR Rahman scoring the music and PC Sreeram handling the lens, Therdhal has Shankar dig into the loopholes of the largest democratic system in the world, to be made as a trilingual in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. The Kollywood director will start shooting in the coming month of June and has the script and dialogues penned by duo ‘Suba’. When contacted a source revealed “Samantha’s done well in Tollywood which made her a favorable choice.” In for the Shankar movie, Samantha also has Mani Ratnam’s Kadal coming up and Gautham Menon’s NEP. Kollywood definitely has found it’s next big heroine in Sam.