24AM Studios Production No 4: Sivakarthikeyan to pair up with Samantha
Sivakarthikeyan’s next with director Ponram recently went on floors with a customary pooja ceremony. Samantha Ruth Prabhu is playing the female lead in the movie, marking her first film with Sivakarthikeyan. Simran, one of the leading actresses of her time, is also playing a pivotal role in the movie.
This yet to be titled movie is director Ponram’s third outing with Sivakarthikeyan after the superhit films Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam and Rajini Murugan. This new movie has a solid cast that includes Malayali actor Lal, Napoleon, Soori, Motta Rajendran, Yogi Babu and Manobala among others.
Ponram’s regular D Imman will be handling the music department of this rom-com, set in a rural backdrop. The movie is produced by 24AM Studios, their third successive film with Sivakarthikeyan after Remo and the upcoming Mohan Raja directorial Velaikaaran. They are also producing the untitled Nivin Pauly starrer to be directed by debutant Prabhu Radhakrishnan.
Samantha is currently shooting for Ilayathalapathy Vijay’s upcoming with director Atlee. She is playing one of the female leads in the movie along with Nithya Menen and Kajal Agarwal. Samantha is undergoing training in Tamil Nadu’s traditional martial arts form Silambam for her role in the Ponram directorial.
Sivakarthikeyan, meanwhile, is busy with the dubbing of his next release Velaikkaran. It is director Mohan Raja’s next film after the widely acclaimed Thani Oruvan. Velaikaaran also marks the debut of Fahadh Faasil in Tamil. He is playing the antagonist in the movie, which also stars Nayanthara and Sneha in major roles. Velaikaaran is slated to hit screens worldwide on September 29.