Sai Pallavi, the new sensation, is reportedly playing the female
lead in veteran film-maker Mani Ratnam's upcoming movie. The
actress has been roped in for Mani Ratnam's Karthi starrer.
According to the report published in a popular Malayalam daily,
Sai Pallavi was recently auditioned for the role. Mani Ratnam, who
was impressed with her screen test, immediately finalised her for
The movie, which is said to be a romantic thriller, is an AR
Rahman musical. If the reports are to be true, our Malar will be
next seen in the Mani Ratnam movie opposite Karthi.
The much-awaited project was initially offered to Mani Ratnam's
OK Kanmani actor Dulquer Salmaan. But the actor turned
down the offer due to his busy schedule.
It was also reported that Malayali actresses Nithya Menen and
Keerthi Suresh have been approached for the role. But the report
was later revealed to be false.
Sai Pallavi, who made her debut with Alphonse Puthren directed
Nivin Pauly starrer Premam, is undoubtedly the most
celebrated new face of Mollywood in the recent past.
She is currently filming for the upcoming Dulquer Salmaan
starrer Kali, directed by cinematographer-director Sameer
Thahir. Sai Pallavi is playing the character Anjali in the