Aami, the Kamala Surayya biopic directed by senior film-maker Kamal has finally got its leading lady. As per the latest reports, the team has roped in Manju Warrier to play the central character in Aami.
Director Kamal confirmed the news in the recent interview given to a leading online portal. According to the film-maker, Manju Warrier readily agreed to do the project and signed the movie a few days back.
Reportedly, the crew is planning to film the movie in two schedules. Kamal and team will film the portions revolves around Kamala Surayya's 40's in the first schedule, which will go on floors in March 2017.
The second schedule, which mainly focuses on Kamala Surayya's life post-middle-age, is expected to begin in May 2017. As per the sources, Manju will undergo a drastic physical transformation for her role.
Earlier, Bollywood actress Vidya Balan was roped in to play Kamala Surayya in the movie, But, Vidya backed out from the project at the last minute, citing creative differences as the reason.
Later, it was rumoured that Tabu and Parvathy Jayaram have been considered for the movie. But director Kamal slammed the reports, and confirmed that the actresses are not approached for Aami.