Hansika plays opposite Dhanush in Mappillai. Bollywood"s actress Manisha Koraila plays her mom"s role in the film. It is worth mentioning that the film is a remake of superstar Rajinikanth"s yesteryear blockbuster with the same title. Her other film Engeyum Kadhal, which is directed by choreographer-turned-filmmaker Prabhu Deva is also complete and is scheduled to hit the screens in November.
Having done with a couple of films with the big banners, she is now busy filming for her next project titled Velayudham that has Vijay in the lead role. At the moment, scenes involving her and Vijay are being shot in the backdrops of cool-n-green Pollachi.