Tamil actor Kamal Hassan, who was last seen with Venkatesh in Eenadu in 2009, is all set to comeback to Tollywood. The veteran actor, who gained a fan following in AP in the 80s and 90s with Sagara Sangamam and Swathi Muthyam, will be seen Telugu director N Shankar's upcoming film. The Jai Bolo Telangana helmer, who confirmed the news, is so much excited about casting him that he could not stop praising him.
In a chat to an English daily, N Shankar has revealed that he
has recently approached Kamal Hassan with an interesting story,
which impress the actor, who gave his consent for the film besides
offering a few suggestions to the director. Kamal Hassan is
currently busy with the shooting of Vishwaroopam 2. After
completing this project, the actor will allot his dates for
Shankar's next directorial venture.
Kamal-Shankar's combo project will be a bilingual film, which will be simultaneously made in Telugu and Tamil. The yet-to-be titled movie is said to be made with a whopping budget of Rs 60 crore. The director says that the actor is "an encyclopedia of cinema". Kamal Hassan will reprise a totally different role, which he has never played before in his illustrious four-decade-old career.
According to Shankar, it will be a realistic action adventure film, which is touted to be an urban-centric entertainer with a love story. "We blended a love angle into our script and are looking for a suitable heroine. We will finalise other roles once he allots the dates," Deccan Chronicle quotes the director as saying.