Sivakarthikeyan and Rakul Preet Singh team up for a science-fiction thriller
Sivakarthikeyan is one of the most wanted stars in Kollywood at present. The actor is now prepping up to start shooting for his upcoming science-fiction thriller to be directed by Ravikumar of ‘Indru Netru Naalai’ fame. RD Raja’s banner 24 AM Studios is producing this big budget movie. This is their foruth successive film with Sivakarthikeyan after Remo, Velaikkaran and Seemaraja.
Rakul Preet Singh has been roped in as the female lead for this upcoming movie. It is her first film with Sivakarthikeyan, so it will be interesting to see the on-screen chemistry of this new pair. In the technical department, the ‘2.0’ trio of composer AR Rahman, cinematographer Nirav Shah and production designer Muthuraj have been signed for this movie. AR Rahman recently had discussions with director Ravikumar and has already started composing for the movie.
Ravikumar made an impressive debut in 2015 with ‘Indru Netru Naalai’. It had a time travel concept but was cleverly packaged as a commercial entertainer. The movie won positive reviews and emerged as a sleeper hit. Expectations are huge for his next with Sivakarthikeyan. With such a dream team and a bankable actor like Siva, the audience are expecting nothing short of a blockbuster.
It is heartening to see a popular actor like Sivakarthikeyan not confining himself to regular commercial flicks. With his lovable guy-next-door image, the actor has mostly done roles which offer him scope for humour. But, of late, we see a consciuos attempt to try out different genres. Velaikkaran was the first step, he balanced it with a rural entertainer in Seemaraja. And now with this sci-fi flick, Sivakarthikeyan is proving that he is on the right track.