Currently busy shooting for Vijay Sethupathi’s Junga, the young actor is said to have been signed for Karthi’s next.

Sayyesha to play the leading lady in Karthis next Tamil film
Flix Entertainment Sunday, November 05, 2017 - 12:55

Young actor Sayyeshaa is likely to be playing the leading lady in Karthi's yet to be titled next outing in Tamil, with director Pandiraj. The film is believed to roll from December and will gear up for release mid next year.

Sayyeshaa made a splash with her Tamil debut Vanamagan, in which she was paired opposite Jayam Ravi, who played a tribal character. Currently busy shooting for Vijay Sethupathi’s Junga, the young actor is said to have been signed for Karthi’s next.

The project is rumoured to also feature Anupama Parameswaran and Priya Bhavani Shankar, who was recently seen in Vaibhav-starrer Meyaadha Maan

Sayyeshaa was supposed to work with Karthi on another project called Karuppu Raja Vella Raja, which also had to feature Vishal. The project, to be directed by Prabhudheva, was launched in Chennai and the makers even shot for two days. Due to reasons unknown, the project was dropped and is said to be revived next year after Prabhudheva gets relieved of his other commitments. 

The film has been written by late Tamil writer-filmmaker Subash, best known for helming Vijayakanth-starrer Sathriyan and penning the story of Shah Rukh Khan’s Chennai Express. At the launch of the film in April, Prabhudheva had told reporters that he would like to dedicate the film to his friend Subash: “When I met him last year, he told me he wasn’t sure if he would be around to see the film. I told him everything is going to be alright. Unfortunately, he left us even before we could start the project. I would like to dedicate this film to him.

Meanwhile, Sayyeshaa is also in talks for a couple of other projects, including a film with Sivakarthikeyan in Studio Green production.

Granddaughter of veteran actor Dilip Kumar, Sayyeshaa made her acting debut with Telugu film Akhil, which also marked the debut of Nagarjuna’s second son Akhil. She was also seen in Ajay Devgn starrer Shivaay, which released last Diwali and tanked at the box-office. In Junga, she plays a girl who is born and raised in Paris, and apparently her entire portion has been shot abroad. Vijay Sethupathi has gone clean shaven for the film, which is directed by Gokul of Kashmora fame. Made on a budget of Rs 20 crore, the film is being produced by Vijay, who has agreed to bankroll the project on a profit-sharing basis. CS Sam, whose work was widely appreciated in Vikram Vedha, has been roped in to compose the music.  

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