Kollywood’s ‘queen bee’ Nayantara is to be paired up opposite Tollywood’s Balakrishna in the latter’s upcoming film, which would also be the 102nd film in his career.
Despite being in the industry for more than a decade now, Nayantara has been a ‘priority choice’ of young as well as established heroes in Kollywood and Tollywood. The actress, who made a stunning comeback with the Ajith Kumar-starrer Arrambam late in 2013, has never looked back and has only been cementing her place at the top with the release of her each film.
The actress, though, appears to be very keen to take on roles of substance (read: heroine-oriented scripts) alone. In between playing woman-centric roles, she also pairs up opposite leading heroes in commercial ventures. As she is a top actress, producers don’t think twice in paying her the requisite fee. She has now been signed up to play Balakrishna’s heroine in his upcoming 102nd film directed by P. Vasu.
Nayan, who had already starred opposite Balakrishnan in Simha and Sri Rama Rajyam, gets her third film opposite the ageing hero for which she is said to have been paid a ‘hefty’ sum of Rs.4 crores.