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STR 48: Silambarasan's new look takes the internet by storm, test shoot done in Chennai?

The film, directed by Design Periyasamy, is bankrolled by Kamal Haasan

STR 48: Silambarasan's new look takes the internet by storm, test shoot done in Chennai?
Silambarasan TR in London

Last Updated: 10.58 AM, Sep 24, 2023


Ever since Silambarasan's Pathu Thala was wrapped up, there has been a strong buzz about his upcoming film, which is tentatively being referred to as STR 48. The film stars Silambarasan TR in the lead, and is helmed by Desingh Periyasamy of Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithal fame.

New look goes viral on the internet
In the meantime, a new series of pictures of Silambarasan from London have taken the internet by storm. In the pictures, STR is sporting long locks and is strutting the London streets in style. The actor is donning a beret and has his ears pierced. It was not long ago that another picture of STR with a man bun did the rounds on the internet, in which he was seen conversing with the film's director.

Test shoot done?
According to ETimes, the team recently held a test shoot for Silambarasan in Chennai. The pre-production work has already begun and the shoot is expected to begin in two month's time. There is also a rumour that Kamal Haasan, who is bankrolling the film, will be making a cameo appearance in the project. However, an official announcement about the same is awaited. The rest of the cast and crew are yet to be announced.

Desingh Periyasamy on cloud nine teaming up with Kamal Haasan and STR
The director is elated and expressed his happiness on his social media handle, today. Sharing a picture with Kamal Haasan, the filmmaker wrote that miracles do happen. His post read, "I feel extremely grateful for the unimaginable miracles of my life. Having the privilege of narrating a story to Ulaganayagan @ikamalhaasan sir for being given the opportunity to direct under his prestigious @RKFI is a dream come true..Miracles do happen (sic)."

He also thanked Silambasaran for accepting the script and believing in him. STR 48 is touted to be a period drama.

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