Soundarya Rajinikanth and KS Ravikumar, who called the press meet yesterday, have cleared speculations pertaining to the movie and its star cast. Speaking at the occasion, the director has said that they have not approached Rekha nor Hema Malini, as he is fine tuning the script. As of now, they have only zeroed in Deepika Padukone. But he agreed that they were in talks with Vidya Balan for one of the lead roles.
Soundarya Rajinikanth said that the story is written by Rajinikanth. She said that it a historical movie, which is set in the 17th century.However, makers of the film have already roped in AR Rahman to score the music. Rathnavelu will handle the camera and the budget of the movie Rs. 100 crores.
Rajinikanth's Rana, which is regularly hitting the headlines for one or other reasons, will kick-start after the general assembly elections. The makers of the film have confirmed the news that the movie will start by the end of April.