The actress herself confirmed that she will be essaying one of the two female leads; along with Kaniha. It was earlier reported that Kaniha has replaced Nikki in the movie.
But the Nikki says that Kaniha hasn't replaced her; but has also joined the star cast to play another female lead in the movie. She also confirmed that she will essaying the role Hymavathy in the movie.
Rudrasimhasanam reportedly revolves around the central character Rudrasimhan, played by Suresh Gopi. It is also rumoured that the actor will be essaying the role of a wizard in the movie; but the reports hasn't confirmed yet.
Popular novelist Sunil Parameshwaran, who has earlier penned the super hit movie Anandabhadram, pens the script for Rudrasimhasanam. It was also rumoured that the movie is based on Sunil's popular novel Bhadrasanam; but the makers denied the reports and stated that Rudrasimhasanam is based on a fresh subject.
Nedumudi Venu and Sudheer Karamana will essay the other pivotal roles in the movie. The movie will go on floors from the first week of January at various locations of Kerala and Tamil Nadu.