The actress took part in the shooting recently with Dhanush and Akshara Hassan in Mumbai. She is playing an important character in Shamitabh. After watching some of her Tamil films, the makers of the film decided to cast her. She has shot her portions for a few days and a song with the hero of the film is still pending to be shot.
"She shot with Dhanush and Akshara recently in Mumbai. She is essaying a very crucial role in it. We came to know that she got selected due to her performance in Tamil films. She has completed a few days of shoot for the film and will again resume shooting for a song with Dhanush in the coming weeks," her father told the Times of India.
In her five-year career, Abhinaya has appeared in about 20 movies in multiple languages. She has worked in all the South Indian film industries - Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam. Vizhithiru, Poojai and Mela Thaalam are her forthcoming Tamil movies.