Nivin Pauly denies being part of Thala Ajith’s Viswasam!
Recently, rumour mills were abuzz about Nivin Pauly sharing screen space with Tamil star Ajith in his upcoming movie Viswasam. It was reported that director Siva had approached Nivin for doing a major role alongside Ajith. But the Malayali actor has now come out denying the reports. In a recent press conference, the actor was asked about being a part of Viswasam. Nivin said that the reports were fake and that nobody had approached him with an offer.
Viswasam marks Ajith’s fourth film with director Siva after Veeram, Vedhalam and Vivegam. It is said to be a rural commercial entertainer on the lines of Veeram. Siva himself has scripted this movie, pre-production works for which are currently progressing at a rapid pace. Then customary pooja ceremony was held recently in Chennai.
Anushka Shetty is the front runner for the female lead while the names of other cast members are yet to be announced. Yuvan Shankar Raja is the music director and Vetri will be cranking the camera. Sathya Jyothi Films, who funded Vivegam, is producing this upcoming venture as well. Shoot for the movie will be commencing in January and is slated for a grand Diwali release next year.
Meanwhile, Nivin Pauly’s first straight Tamil movie Richie, which wad released last Friday, has opened to mixed reports. The movie directed by debutant Gautham Ramachandran is the official remake of acclaimed Kannada movie Ulidavaru Kandanthe.