Actress Kalyani Priyadarshan is celebrating her birthday today (April 5) and wishes have been pouring in from various quarters for the young and talented actress. Marking the special occasion, the makers of Silambarasan TR's Maanaadu have released a new poster featuring Kalyani Priyadarshan. It is a known fact that Kalyani is the female lead of Maanaadu and this surprise poster release has excited the fans. The poster has already gone viral on social media. Kalyani looks pretty and gorgeous in this poster and her pairing with Silambarasan TR is definitely going to fresh. While wishing Kalyani on her birthday, Maanaadu's director Venkat Prabhu made an exciting revelation about her character in the film.

VP revealed Kalyani's character name in the film, which is Seetha Lakshmi. While Silambarasan TR will be seen in the character of Abdul Khaaliq, Kalyani's character is called Seetha Lakshmi. Venkat Prabhu's birthday wish tweet read, "A very very happy bday #SeethaLakshmi @kalyanipriyan !! God bless #HBDKalyani #HBDKalyaniPriyadarshan #maanaadu". Very recently, the makers wrapped up a schedule in which the film's key portions - (the political gathering sequences) were shot. The pictures from the shooting spot had gone viral on social media. The team is just left with a few more days of shoot which will be wrapped up very soon.

Maanaadu is a political action drama that is being made on a grand scale and it has got huge expectations from the fans. Produced by Suresh Kamatchi, the film has music scored by Yuvan Shankar Raja who is known for his outstanding track record with both, Simbu and Venkat Prabhu. The film is touted to showcase Silambarasan TR in a different dimension and the fans are eagerly looking forward to witnessing the film on the big screen. Maanaadu is expected to release in theatres towards the end of this year. This Venkat Prabhu directorial features an ensemble star cast that includes the likes of Bharathiraja, SA Chandrasekhar, SJ Suryah, Kalyani Priyadarshan, Karunakaran, Premgi Amaran, Manoj Bharathiraja, Daniel Annie Pope, and others.

SJ Suryah, who plays a police officer, will be seen as the key antagonist in the film. On the technical side, the film will have cinematography by Richard M Nathan and editing by Praveen KL. For now, check out the newly released poster from Silambarasan TR's Maanaadu featuring Kalyani Priyadarshan here: