Looks like Keerthy Suresh may make her debut in the Kannada film industry soon. Sources in the know say that the award-winning actor has been approached to play the female lead in the upcoming film Madagaja that will have Sri Murali as the hero.
Helming this film will be director Mahesh. Keerthy is currently busy with a slew of projects and is yet to give her go-ahead for Madagaja, we hear. An official announcement regarding her inclusion to the star cast is awaited.
Meanwhile, Keerthy will be making her Bollywood debut with Maidaan. She is paired opposite Ajay Devgn in this film which is directed by Amit Sharma. The film is 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.
Reports are that the film will be on the life of the renowned football coach Syed Abdul Rahim, who ensured the Indian teamâ€™s victory in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics. The film will trace out the golden years of the Indian football team between 1950 and 1963.
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.
The actress is currently busy with Sakhi. According to sources close to the Sakhi unit, a team of 50 cast and crew have flown down to Europe for this schedule. Plans are on to shoot a few songs in some exotic locations in Spain, we hear. Donning the directorâ€™s robes for this flick is debutant Narendra Nath and Mahesh S Koneru is bankrolling it under his banner. Reports are that Sakhi is slated for release this Dasara.
Recently she was roped in to star in director Karthik Subbaraj's next untitled production venture, to be directed by debutant Eshwar. There are also reports going round that Keerthy Suresh will be pairing up with Pranav Mohanlal's next which may be directed by Vineeth Sreenivasan. However, we need to wait for an official confirmation on this.
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