'Dhruva Natchathiram' Heroine Replaced
Malayalam actress Anu Emmanuel with Vikram for the upcoming spy action film Dhurva Natchathiram being directed by Gautham Menon. Jointly being bankrolled by Ondraga Entertainment, Kondaduvom Entertainment and Escape Artists Motion Pictures and a musical score by Harris Jayaraj, production is rolling at present in Chennai and, is eyeing an August 11 release date.
That said, it has now been announced that Anu Emmanuel has been replaced by Ritu Varma. It is said Gautham Menon was highly impressed by the actress's performance in the blockbuster Telugu rom-com Pelli Choopulu.
As a matter of fact, GVM had asked Ritu Varma to reprise her role for the Tamil remake of Pelli Choopulu, but the actress refused. Now, since there are date issues for Anu Emmanuel to joinDhruva Natchathiram, the Telugu actress has reportedly replaced the Thupparivaalan actress.
Meanwhile, there were rumors doing the rounds yesterday stating the shooting was stalled after Vikram had salary issues and ego clashes with Gautham Menon. However, they were soon dismissed and the Chennai schedule is on track with the shoot progressing as planned till Thursday (February 10).
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