Actress Anaika Soti, who made her Tamil debut with Siddharth's Kaaviya Thalaivan, is all set to play a bold character in her second Tamil outing, titled Semma Botha Aagatha.
Also starring Atharvaa, Mishti, John Vijay and MS Bhaskar in
prominent roles, the film is being directed by Badri Venkatesh and
according to him, Anaika plays a prostitute.
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"It is a pivotal role in the script and not many actresses
readily agree to playing a bold role. But Anaika wanted to take it
up as soon as she heard the story narration. I feel it is brave on
her part to accept this role," Badri told Times of India.
Since Anaika plays a sex worker, her looks in the film will be
glamorous, it is said.
Much like the famed 'Kattipudi' song from Ilayathalapathy
Vijay's Kushi, Semma Botha Aagatha too, will have
a tantalizing song, for which Anaika will shake a leg.
"It is a song titled 'Gaali Pannaren'. It is only one-and-a-half
minutes long, but will keep repeating in her (Anaika's) portions.
Yuvan has recorded the song with actress Remya Nambeesan," the
director has said.
The shooting of Semma Botha Aagatha will be wrapped up
in the next few days and the film is expected to hit the screen
"We have also shot the talkie portions. Only two songs are left
to be shot," Badri Venkatesh told the leading daily.
Semma Botha Aagatha, which caught the attention of many
with its intriguing first look poster, is being bankrolled by
Atharvaa himself under his home production banner Kickass
While Gopi Amarnath is spearheading the cinematography, Yuvan
Shankar Raja is composing the tunes for the film.
Director Badri Venkatesh and Atharvaa are joining hands for the
second time as the former had introduced Atharvaa to the world of
cinema through Baana Kaathadi.