"It is time to put an end to the rumours doing the rounds. Amala
Paul will be the female lead with Sudeep," the Gajakesari
director has told a leading daily.
The much anticipated project will go on floors in May as Sudeep
is busy finishing his current commitments.
"Everything about the star cast has been finalised. However,
there has been a delay in the shooting. Our hero was also busy with
other projects. Now, we are planning to start our project in the
first week of May. We planned to complete the first part of the
shooting for Sudeep and Ravichandran. Amala will be in the second
portion of the shooting," the cinematographer-turned-director has
Hebbuli will have Sudeep and Ravichandran playing
brothers. It is worth mentioning that these two actors were seen
playing a father-son duo in the recently released money-spinner
Portions involving Amala Paul might be shot in and around
Bengaluru and Kashmir. After establishing herself as a successful
actress in Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu film industries, the
talented actress has now been chosen to explore Kannada film
Amala is known for her power packed performances in movies like
Mynaa, Thalaivaa, Nimirndhu Nil and a
controversial movie titled Sindhu Samaveli.
While her performance in Sindhu Samaveli earned her
appreciation, the choice of selecting a controversial script that
portrays an illicit relationship between a girl and her
father-in-law, earned her the wrath of public.
Amala had also claimed that she received death threats from
people upon the movie's release. She was last seen in Suriya's
Pasanga 2 and is currently working on a couple of
Malayalam and Tamil films.