Sangamithra will be Tamil cinema’s Baahubali; First look to be unveiled at Cannes Film Festival
After the record breaking success of Baahubali, another big budget period fantasy drama is set to be launched from Indian cinema. Titled as Sangamithra, the upcoming epic movie will be directed by ace Tamil filmmaker Sundar C. Arya, Jayam Ravi and Shruthi Haasan are playing the lead roles in the movie.
Sangamithra will be officially launched today at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. The first look poster is also expected to be unveiled on the opening night. The whole crew of Sangamithra including director Sundar C, lead actors, music composer AR Rahman, production designer Sabu Cyril will be attending the launch. The movie is produced by the prestigious production house Sri Thenandal Films.
Sangamithra will be made as two films on a massive budget at par with the Baahubali franchise and Rajinikanth’s upcoming film 2.0. The period drama is set in the 8th century AD. Shruti will be essaying the titular role while Arya and Jayam Ravi will be seen as warriors in the film. The lead actors have been undergoing rigorous training in horse riding, physical combat and other weapon-based martial arts training. The movie is expected to go on floors by August this year.