Tollywood’s one of the busy actress Samantha has been roped to play the female lead role in Mani Rathnam’s forthcoming Tamil project titled "Pookadai". Earlier we heard that Kamal Hassan’s daughter Akshara Haasan or Radha’s second daughter Thulasi are under consideration for the heroine role in this project.Now Samantha has been confirmed as heroine in this film, another buzz is that Samantha has signed the dotted line for this project almost a month ago it seems.
In this film yesteryear actor Karthik’s son Gautham is playing the hero role. Manchu Lakshmi Prasanna is playing an important role in this film.
The film will goes on to sets by end of the month and the film shooting will starts in a fishing village in South Tamil Nadu.The film is said to be a love story with terrorism backdrop.
The film might be released in Telugu also. More details about this film will be out soon!!