It seems the hunt for the female leads in the upcoming Tamil movie
Rana has finally come to an end. Grapevine is abuzz with
the news that versatile actress Tabu and Ileana D'Cruz have been
roped in to act opposite superstar Rajinikanth in the film.
The makers of the film, who had been searching suitable faces
for the female lead roles, have recently signed in Tabu and Ileana.
They have almost finalized the cast after considering a few
actresses like Vidya Balan, Madhuri Dixit, Rekha, Hema Malini,
It is said that Tabu would pair the senior character played by
Rajinikanth and Deepika would romance younger Rajini. But details
about the Ileana's character are still under wraps. Meanwhile,
Vadivelu has been roped in for the comedy role and Sonu Sood to
play the baddie in Rana.
Rana is directed by KS Ravikumar. The historical movie is
jointly produced by Soundarya Rajinikanth and Eros International.
Oscar Award winner AR Rahman will score the music for the film and
Rathnavelu will handle the camera.