Mani Ratnam's next to start rolling from Oct 6

Nithya Menon as pair for Dulquer in Maniratnam movie.
Director Mani Ratnam's next film has been in speculations for quite a while. After dropping the idea of multi-starrer spy thriller script, Mani is all set to start a new Tamil film from October 6.

After Madhavan-Shalini starred Alaipayuthey (2000), PC Sreeram and Mani Ratnam are teaming up for this new film in 2014 after 14 years.

"Last day of shoot for Shamitabh tonight, will be starting Mani film from October 6. I am walking the path with the force which guides me." PC Sreeram tweeted in his social networking page.

Malayalam star Dulquer Salman who made his Kollywood debut with Vaayai Moodi Pesavum will play the lead in upcoming untitled Mani Ratnam directorial. AR Rahman is the music director.

Mani Ratnam himself producing the film on his Madras Talkies banner. Filmmaker is keen on roping in a new face for heroine role and the search is still on.

Update: Nithya Menon as pair for Dulquer?

If reports are to be believed one of the most interesting onscreen chemistries in Malayalam cinema Dulquer Salman and Nithya Menon will soon join together in Indian cinema's biggest showman Maniratnam's next movie. Maniratnam who is going through a lean patch by his own high standards will be hoping to hit form with the movie.

Dulquer and Nithya who made a wonderful pair in the big hit 'Usthad Hotel', is currently acting together in '100 Days of Love' directed by Janus Mohammed.

Also there is a buzz that the makers apporoached Pooja Hedge, Mughamoodi fame. But she denied the movie due to her upcoming bollywood debut movie with Hrithik Roshan. Now the reports points Nithya will do the female lead in Maniratnam movie. Hope Dulquer-Nithya pair with glitters in Kollywood too..


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