It has been widely reported that award winning actor Keerthy Suresh will be making her Bollywood debut with Maidaan. She is paired opposite Ajay Devgn in this film which is directed by Amit Sharma. This film is being bankrolled jointly by Boney Kapoor, Akash Chawla and Arunava Joy Sengupta under their respective banners.
The shooting of Maidaan began last month and is progressing well. According to the latest reports, the first schedule of the film was wrapped up recently and the second schedule will commence soon. Keerthy Suresh had completed shooting for her portions in the first schedule and will be joining the team for the second schedule.
Besides Maidaan, Keerthy has Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham, a Malayalam magnum opus in which she shares the screen space with Mohanlal. The film is directed by the award winning director Priyadarshan. Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham, made on a budget of Rs 100 crores, is produced jointly by Antony Perumbavoor, Santhosh T Kuruvilla and CJ Roy under their respective banners Aashirvad Cinemas, Confident Group and Moonshot Entertainment.
The film is based on the true-life of Kunjali Marakkar IV, who is the most popular of the Marakkars. The film’s technical crew includes cinematographer Tirru and editor MS Ayyappan Nair.
There are also reports that Keerthy may be debuting in Sandalwood with the Sri Murali starrer Madagaja but there is no official confirmation on this yet. It may be noted here that Keerthy Suresh is one of the busiest heroines right now, juggling her acting assignments between different film industries.
She has inked the deal to star opposite Nithin in the Telugu movie Rang De. This Venky Atluri directorial was launched during Dasara. The film is being bankrolled by Naga Vamsi under the banner Sithara Entertainments.
Keerthy also has director Karthik Subbaraj's untitled Tamil production venture which would be helmed by Eashvar Karthic and sources say she agreed to do the female-centric thriller as it portrays her in a different light with an intense role.
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