Priya Bhavani Shankar, the serial actress- turned- Kollywood heroine, has been gearing up for her next, after the super hit films Kadaikutty Singam and Meyaadha Maan.
She is all set to act alongside actor Atharvaa in an upcoming film titled Kuruthi Aattam. The film is going to be directed by Sri Ganesh, who made the critically-acclaimed film 8 Thottakal.
According to reports, Sri Ganesh has set the movie in Madurai and it will be about the local gangsters. Radha Ravi and Radhika are already part of the movie which will be high on action sequences.
Director Sri Ganesh says, “It is a lively story set in Madurai, and so, we wanted a Tamil girl for the heroine’s part, someone who performs well, speaks the language and whom the audience can related with easily. Priya has all these qualities.”
He further states, “I was scouting for locations in Madurai and could see that Priya has a good reach and positive vibe among the audience there. I really hope that the characters played by Atharvaa and Priya become household names after our film.”
The film produced by Muruganandham is said to be a gangster drama set in Madurai, and sources reveal that Priya has a meaty role in it. Yuvan Shankar Raja will score the music.