Daughter of veteran filmmaker Priyadarshan, Kalyani Priyadarshan has signed her second Tamil project. It was announced on friday that Kalyani will team up with Simbu in upcoming political thriller Manaadu.
The film will be directed by Venkat Prabhu. She has signed her maiden Tamil film Hero opposite Sivakarthikeyan earlier this month.
Producer Suresh Kamatchi took to Twitter and wrote: “Proud and happy that the stage in Manaadu will be graced having Kalyani Priyadarshan pairing with STR.”
Kalyani, who is thrilled to be part of the project, wrote on Twitter: “Can’t wait to bring that amazing script to life.”
The project, will go on floors from May, marks the first time collaboration of Venkat Prabhu and Simbu.
The rest of the cast and crew are yet to be finalized. It is rumoured that Simbu is currently in London undergoing rigorous training to shed weight and sport a different look for this project.
There were rumours that Manaadu will go on the floors from October 2018. But for reasons unknown the project never took off and many believed that it was shelved.Now with the tweet of producer Suresh Kamatchi, the rumours are over.