Actress Rashmika Mandanna’s upcoming film with Karthi is titled Sultan. The film, directed by Remo director Bhagyaraj Kannan, marks Rashmika’s Tamil debut.
On her Instagram story yesterday, Rashmika posted a picture from the sets and said it was day 4 of shoot.
The film was officially launched in March this year with a pooja. Rashmika said, “I’ve always had such great support from my Kannada and Telugu people…And you have also been asking me to come to Tamil and in 2019…I finally am!! I am so happy to be doing a film with this team. This is a new beginning.”
I’ve always had such great support from my Kannada and Telugu people..✨?And you Have also been asking me to come to tamil and in 2019..I finally am!!? I am so happy to be doing a film with this team.இதுவொரு புதிய துவக்கம்✨ with loads of love from me to you!?♥ pic.twitter.com/LaVZJLdVll
— Rashmika Mandanna (@iamRashmika) March 13, 2019
A press statement from the team said the film is a comedy, action entertainer. Grand set work for the film were erected in Chennai in March. Details about the story have been kept under wraps.
The film also stars Yogi Babu and Mansoor Ali Khan in important roles. It is bankrolled by SR Prabhu’s Dream Warrior pictures, and has music by Vivek-Mervin, the composer duo who are also working on Pattas and Sanga Thamizhan. The film has Jai for art direction, Dhilip Subbarayan for stunts, and Ruben as the editor.
Rashmika was recently seen in Dear Comrade in Telugu with Vijay Deverakonda. The film, directed by Bharat Kamma, was well-received across south India. She has a huge following in Tamil Nadu, and had promised in November 2018 that she would make her Tamil debut soon. It was speculated that she was in talks for Bigil, Vijay and Nayanthara’s upcoming film with Atlee. She later clarified that she was not part of the film but hoped to work with Vijay in the future. It is now said that she in talks for Thalapathy 64 directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, though this is yet to be confirmed.
— Rashmika Mandanna (@iamRashmika) November 27, 2018
Speaking to the Tamil audience at the Dear Comrade music launch in Chennai last month, she promised to do more Tamil films if interesting scripts came her way. She currently has a number of films under production including Sarileru Neekevvaru, Bheeshma in Telugu, and Pogaru in Kannada.
Actor Karthi, meanwhile, has Kaithi directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, which is likely to release in October.
Rashmika Insta story picture courtesy: India Today