Actress Rakul Preet Singh has been cast as Vijay’s heroine in his upcoming film, to be the 62nd in his career, and which would be directed b A.R. Murugadoss.
As reported earlier, the Murugadoss-Vijay combo has already delivered two super-hit films in the form of Thuppakki and Kaththi and is coming together for the third time to make it a hat-trick of success. While Vijay has just delivered a hit film with Mersal, Murugadoss didn’t have a good time at the box-office when his Spyder starring Mahesh Babu and Rakul in the lead.
Sun Pictures would be producing the untitled venture for which Oviya was also approached to play a significant role. However, the actress who was evicted mid-way through the popular reality show Bigg Boss a few months back, rejected the offer stating that she only wanted to portray the heroine’s role.
Yet another ‘Bigg Boss’ participant Juliana alias Julie is said to have been signed up to play Vijay’s younger sister in the film.