Rakul in, Parineeti out in Murugadoss’ next: Rakul Preet Singh has replaced Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra, as Mahesh Babu’s heroine in the upcoming Tamil-Telugu bilingual with director AR Murugadoss.
The industry buzz is that Rakul Preet Singh, who has acted in Tamil films and Telugu films is likely to replace Parineeti as the lead lady of this Telugu-Tamil bilingual.It is to be noted that Rakul will also be acting with Vishal in director Mysskin’s Thupparivalan which has Vishal in the lead.
In 2014 too, Parineeti’s name did the rounds as the leading heroine of Murugadoss’ directorial, Akshay Kumar starrer Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty, but later the actress was replaced by Sonakshi Sinha.
“Parineeti has left the project and the exact reasons are yet unknown. As her replacement, the makers are signing Rakul, who has already done a test shoot. The final negotiations are currently underway,” sources were quoted saying.
The project will go on floors in August, and SJ Suryah will be playing the villain. Harris Jayaraj will compose the music for the film.
Meanwhile Murugadoss’s Bollywood project ‘Akira’ starring Sonakshi Sinha and Anurag Kashyam will be hitting the screens on September 2.