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Harish Kalyan, Siddhi Idnani team up for Sasi's upcoming romantic drama

The first look of the movie is expected to be revealed by the makers on Pongal

Thinkal Menon
Jan 06, 2022
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Harish Kalyan and Siddhi Idnani

Tollywood actress Siddhi Idnani was in the news recently when Gautham Menon announced that she has been roped in to play the female lead in his upcoming movie Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu, starring Silambarasan in the lead. Till recently, fans of the director and actor had assumed that Kayadu Lohar was the heroine in the project.

Now, it is heard that the movie will not be Siddhi's debut in Kollywood as she had first signed on the dotted line for Harish Kalyan’s untitled film which is being helmed by Sasi. Apparently, the shooting of the project has been completed.  

According to a report in TOI, Gautham decided to cast Siddhi in his film after watching the teaser of Sasi-Harish's movie. The scenario was such that Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu team had to announced about their female lead, and hence, went on to update about Siddhi being cast in it. 

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Sasi with Harish

Sasi's last outing was Sivappu Manjal Pachai (streaming on MX Player and Sun NXT). He was next keen to do a romantic film and wanted a new heroine for the story. Siddhi came on board after he auditioned a few newcomers for the role. Interestingly, the actress was the 17th contestant who participated in the audition for the female lead character.

Sasi says that the movie will be an interesting love story which portrays modern-day romance and the intriguing aspects of it. The makers believe that the film has been made in such a way that it will cater to the young audience. 

What made Sasi finalize Siddhi was her ability to deliver Tamil dialogues properly apart from convincing performance. Having said that, she will not be dubbing for her role. The makers are planning to release the project's first look on Pongal.


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