Mahat of Mankatha and Bigg Boss fame is a close friend of Simbu aka STR. The former is now playing a key role in the latter’s upcoming film being directed by Sundar C.
According to sources, Mahat is playing a lover boy in this yet untitled movie and scenes are STR and him are already being shot. “Catherine Tresa will be the pair of Mahat,” sources say.
Close on the heels of completing the first schedule shoot of the film with Sundar Simbu recently started the second schedule. The movie is a remake of Telugu blockbuster Attarintiki Daredi.
Produced by Lyca Productions, the film has Megha Akash and Catherine Tresa playing the two female leads. Yuvan Shankar Raja is composing the music for the film which is slated to hit the screens in January 2019.
Attarintiki Daredi is a 2013 Indian Telugu-language comedy-drama film written and directed by Trivikram Srinivas. It stars Pawan Kalyan, Samantha Akkineni and Pranitha Subhash in the lead roles with Nadhiya, Boman Irani and Brahmanandam in supporting roles.
The film was produced by B. V. S. N. Prasad under the banner Sri Venkateswara Cine Chitra in association with Reliance Entertainment. The soundtrack album and background score were composed by Devi Sri Prasad.
Prasad Murella was the cinematographer. The film focuses on Gautham Nanda, a business heir who acts as a driver in his estranged aunt Sunanda’s house to mend her strained relationship with his grandfather Raghunandan who expelled her for marrying against his wishes years before.