Reports have surfaced that the South Korean actor Bae Suzy is reportedly in talks with the makers of Indian 2 to play a pivotal role in the film. Talks have been initiated and it needs to be known if the pretty actor would be joining onboard this magnum opus. She is a well-known celebrity in South Korea and across the globe and is popular for her music, films, and television series.
Directed by Shankar, Indian 2 will have Kamal Haasan playing the lead role. Kajal Agarwal has been roped in to play the female lead in this film. The shooting of Indian 2 will go on to the floors on January 18, confirm sources in the trade.
Anirudh Ravichander has been signed up to compose the tunes for Indian 2 and Ravi Varman will be cranking the camera. The film was announced as a bilingual to be made in Tamil and Telugu and to be produced by popular producer Dil Raju. Later it was taken over by Lyca Productions.
Indian, which released in the year 1996, was directed by S Shankar and starred Kamal Haasan, Manisha Koirala and Urmila Matondkar in the lead roles with Goundamani, Senthil, Nedumudi Venu, Kasturi, Sukanya, and Crazy Mohan forming the supporting cast. AR Rahman had composed music for this venture with Surya handling the camera and B Lenin and VT Vijayan editing it.
Indian was not only a commercial success but also went on to win several awards including the National Award for Best Actor for Kamal Haasan, Best Art Direction for Thotta Tharani and Best Special Effects for ST Venky and the Tamil Nadu State Government Award for Best Film (First prize) for producer AM Rathnam and Best Actor for Kamal Haasan.
Kamal Haasan had played dual roles in the prequel and his realistic appearance as an aged man won him accolades.