Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to play lead role in Mani Ratnam’s ‘Kaatru Veliyidai’?


Mani Ratnam directed film ‘Kaatru Veliyidai’ is all set to release on April 8 next year. The movie features Karthi and Aditi Rao Hydari. The filmmakers have started working upon this new film. It is a romantic drama.  The latest buzz reveals that Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has met with the director to play female lead role in the upcoming film.

A source stated, “Yes, Aishwarya and Mani Ratnam are doing a film together. It’s a romantic drama, which will be a bilingual and will be made in Hindi and Tamil. The two were in talks for a film for years and it’s finally happening.”

Mani Ratnam and Aishwarya Rai had worked together in superhit films Guru and Raavan. This will be Aishwarya Rai’s and Mani Ratnam third association for a film.

Director Mani Ratnam has taken decision to select Rajinikanth and Mammootty for his upcoming film. Further information about film has not been revealed yet.