Arya is winning praises from all over for his stellar performance in the film Magamuni, which has won high critical acclaim. The actor in Arya is back in the limelight and he has another major release lined up, Kaappaan, in which he essays an important role. KV Anand is directing this big-budget venture and it is for the first time that the director is working with Arya. Interestingly, director KV Anand himself revealed in an interaction that Arya was considered for the lead role in the superhit movie Ko, which released in 2011. Interestingly, the actor missed the chance because he couldn't pick a call. Read the article to know complete details regarding this.
Arya Was On The Director's Mind
Ko was a film on the lines of a political thriller and the film revolved around a group of youngsters. According to KV Anand, the director had prepared a design based on Arya after the scripting of the film.
Another Actor Was Also Supposed To Play The Lead
Meanwhile, KV Anand also revealed that initially, another actor was roped in to play the lead role in Ko but he couldn't act in the movie. The team was just five days away from the shoot of the film.
The Director Phoned Arya
At that time, KV Anand was in the need for another actor to play the lead role and immediately, Arya's name popped up in his mind. He ringed Arya immediately but the actor didn't pick up the phone.
How Jiiva Stepped In
Interestingly, KV Anand added that immediately he ringed up actor Jiiva, who took his call. And as everyone knows, Jiiva went on to play the lead role in the blockbuster movie Ko.
About Arya's Role In The Film
Reportedly, Arya essays a crucial role in the film even though nothing much has been revealed about his character. KV Anand revealed that his character in the film has the traits of a careless and irresponsible youth. On a lighter note, the director added that Arya has lived as the character in the film.