Last seen in Radha Mohan's Kaatrin Mozhi the tamil remake of Vidya Balan starrer hit Bollywood flick Tumhaari Sulu, Jyothika is gearing for her next directed by debutant S Raj tentatively titled Ratchasi.
According to sources, Jyothika will be seen playing a government school teacher in the film and say she has a dual dimensional character. Interestingly she was seen as a teacher in her 2003 blockbuster hit Khaaka Khaaka directed by Gautham Menon in which she was seen starring opposite Suriya.
She has done a few risky actions since the intriguing subject involves action sequences. For this the makers have erected a set costing Rs 50 lakhs where the primary shooting is happening. The film also stars Poornima Bhagyaraj, Sathyan, Hareesh Peradi and Kavitha Bharathi in pivotal roles.
Bankrolled by SR Prakash Babu and SR Prabhu will produce this movie under the banner Dream Warrior Pictures who are currently bankrolling Suriya's film NGK directed by Selvaragavan.
Apart from this film Jyothika also is currently acting in a movie being helmed by director Kalyaan of Gulaebaghavali fame. Touted to be a dark comedy thriller, she shares the screen with veteran actor Revathy in the movie, which is being produced by Suriyaâ€™s 2D Entertainment.
Also starring Yogi Babu, Ananda Raj, Mansor Ali Khan the film has music by Vishal Chandrasekhar. It is also said that she might land in an important role in her brother-in-law Karthi's next to be directed by Jeethu Joseph. While the film is still in the initial script level, an official announcement is excepted after the script is finalised.
It is also speculated that Jyotika might be roped in to play the female lead in SJ Suryah's next Uyarndha Manidhan which also stars Bollywood icon, Amitabh Bachchan. The film will be directed by Thamizhvannan of Kalvanin Kadhali fame and will be made in Tamil and Hindi.
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