Shruti Hassan was signed to play the titular role in Sundar C’s magnum opus ‘Sangamithra’ but she walked out of the project few months ago citing differences with the director. After Shruti Hassan’s exit, some of the big names in Industry were considered for the role like Nayanthara and Hansika Motwani. But now the makers have finalized their ‘Sangamithra’ and the film will start rolling soon.
According to the latest reports, Bollywood actress Disha Patani has been roped in to this mega budget epic-fantasy. Disha is well known for his role in Sushant Singh Rajput’s MS Dhoni : The Untold Story. She made her filmy debut with Varun Tej in Loafer. Sangamithra might change the fate of this young new actress.
Sangamithra was launched earlier this year in Cannes International Film Festival. The project was expected to start by the mid of this year but the post-production work didn’t complete on time. As the film will be made on a huge scale, it needs a lot of research. But finally the project will go on floors by the end of this year.
The story of the movie is set in 8th century AD and it will showcase Sangamithra’s struggles and her inspiring journey to save her kingdom. Jayam Ravi and Arya are the leading men of the movie which will be bankrolled by Sri Thenandal Films and AR Rahman is the music composer. The movie will be made with on a whooping budget of over 200 crs in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi simultaneously.