With the A R Murgadoss flick, ‘Kaththi’ starring Vijay on the way, another project has been reported to be in the pipeline too, with the Ilaya Thalapathy in the lead; but that’s not all the exciting news surrounding this report – there are also claims that yesteryear queen of Indian cinema Sridevi who made a comeback with English Vinglish which proved to be a universal, commercial and critically acclaimed success!
Yes, it seems the director of the action flick, Chimbu Dev, is trying to rope in the star for a pivotal role in the film. The cast of this movie will also have Shruthi Hassan and Deepika Padukone in the lead female roles while Telugu actor Kicha Sudeep will inhabit the character of the menacing baddie.
Sridevi’s performance in English Vinglish got her several laurels in the media circles, including foreign ones which had nicknamed the actress ‘the Meryl Streep of India’ and also compared her ‘disarming’ and charming portrayal of the simple housewife as reminiscent of the legendary star Audrey Hepburn. In a poll conducted by a media outlet, she was even crowned the most popular actress in Indian cinema in the last 100 years.
Let’s wait n see what this motion picture will shape up to be, if the stories in the rumor mill now hold water and we get to see Sridevi sharing screen space with Vijay!