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To be directed by Venkatesh Kumar, the film will be bankrolled under the Studio 18 banner.
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National award winning actor Bobby Simha has signed a new project. The star is currently busy with the Rajinikanth starrer Petta, in which he plays a crucial role. According to the latest reports, Bobby Simha has inked a deal to star in a new Tamil film titled The Raging Tiger. To be directed by Venkatesh Kumar, the film will be bankrolled under the Studio 18 banner.

The Raging Tiger will be based on the life of LTTE chief Velupillai Prabhakaran with Bobby Simha essaying the lead role. The film is in the pre-production stage and will go on the floors soon. It may be noted here that quite a few films on the life of the LTTE chief have been made in the past so it needs to be seen how different The Raging Tiger will turn out.

Bobby Simha made his debut as an actor with Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi in 2012 and since then has starred in many smash hits including Pizza, Neram, Jigarthanda, Chennai Ungalai Anbudan Varaverkirathu and so on.

The actor has won several awards for his acting including the National Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Jigarthanda in 2014 and the Tamil Nadu State Film Award Special Prize – Best Actor for the same film.

Besides acting in Tamil films, Bobby Simha has appeared in a few Malayalam movies as well. His last film release in Mollywood was Kammara Sambhavam.

Bobby’s recent release was Saamy Square in which he played the character Ravana Pichai, the son of Perumal Pichai, who was played by veteran actor Kota Srinivasa Rao in the prequel. The actor also performs in short films that interest him. He has a number of short films such as – The Angel, Nenjuku Neethi, Maranthittiya, The Juniors, Eli, Black & White, Anbudan Jeeva, V-Chithiram and Raja Rani – to his credit.

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