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Samantha and Nayanthara to play sisters in Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kadhal

The Tollywood beauties along with Vijay Sethupathi will be seen in a love triangle, directed by Vignesh Shivan

Alfred Francis
Aug 27, 2021
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Samantha Akkineni and Nayanthara were spotted shooting on the sets of Vignesh Shivan directorial Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kadhal. Both were spotted wearing the same costume giving rise to the speculations of both their characters being sisters. Vijay Sethupathi will play the protagonist and the love interest of both heroines.

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Vijay Sethupathi with Samantha, Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivan

The Vignesh Shivan movie will focus on a love triangle with Samantha, Nayanthara and Vijay Sethupathi. The shooting is rumoured to be in the last stages and according to the latest information by the Times of India, the shoot is happening in Pondicherry.

The actors recently released a BTS video recreating an iconic bus ride scene in Kamal Haasan and Amala’s movie Sathya was released earlier this week much to the speculations of the fans.

Meanwhile, Samantha is now rumoured to be taking a short break after the shoot of Kaathu Vakula Rendu Kadhal and her ongoing project Shaakuntalam in which she plays the Shankuntala of myths. She was last seen in the critically acclaimed Amazon Prime web series The Family Man Season 2 as the main antagonist Raji, a Tamil militant. Her role became critically praised and controversial, but overall, the series was well-received. She also went on to win the Best Actor in a series award at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. Vijay Sethupathi was last seen in Netflix's Navarasa, in which he played a killer in the Karuna segment of the anthology.

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Vijay Sethupathi and Samantha in the sets of KVRK

Nayanthara was last seen in Netrikann, an unofficial remake of The Blind, a Korean movie. The actress is currently looking for several projects including Chiranjeevi’s remake of the Malayalam movie Lucifer and an untitled project with Shah Rukh Khan. she is also looking forward to the theatrical release of Rajnikanth’s Annaatthe,Meanwhile, Vignesh Shivan last directed the Love Panna Uttranum segment in the Netflix Original anthology Paava Kadhaigal featuring Kalki Koechlin and Anjali.

More details on Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kadhal are awaited.

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