Vedhika the actress who has already entered the top league of M'town, is all set to joinAmar Akbar Anthonyteam. Vedhika will play the female lead in the upcoming movie Amar Akbar Anthony, directed by actor-lyricist Nadhirshah.
Amar Akbar Anthony will have Prithviraj, Indrajith and Jayasurya in the lead roles. The movie, which is said to be an out-and-out comic thriller, will start rolling from the second week of April.
Recently, Vedhika has backed out from the upcoming Dileep starrer Chandrettan Evideya,citing date issues. Namitha Pramod has reportedly replaced Vedhika in the movie directed by actor-filmmaker Siddharth Bharathan.
The actress made her Malayalam debut with Sringaravelan, directed by Jose Thomas, which had Dileep in the lead role. The movie received mixed reviews from the audience and critics. Her last Malayalam release, Cousins directed by Vysakh was a critical and commercial failure.
Vedhika is currently filming for the Kannada flick Shivalinga, in which she pairs up Shivaraj Kumar. Her last Tamil release, Kaaviya Thalaivan, which had Siddharth and Prithviraj in the lead roles, was a critical and commercial success.
Amar Akbar Anthony is penned by the debutantes, Bipin-Vishnu. Sujith Vasudev is the director of photography. Deepak Dev will compose the music. The movie is produced by Dr Zachariah Thomas and Alwyn Anthony, under the banners Ananya Films and United Global Media Entertainment.