Sivakarthikeyan is currently shooting for his untitled next with director KV Anudeep of Jathi Ratnalu fame and the film is expected to be a solid comedy entertainer. This film is tentatively called SK 20 and it has music composed by Thaman S, one of the most sought after composers in South cinema. Earlier today (March 21), the makers arrived with an exciting announcement on SK 20 and it has set the fans in delight. The female lead of the project has been officially revealed and here is what you need to know. For the first time, Sivakarthikeyan will be romancing a foreign actress and it is going to be interesting to witness the colourful equation on the big screen.

Maria Ryaboshapka has been roped in as the female lead of SK 20 and the talented actress has already started to shoot for her portions in the movie. The makers made the announcement through a tweet that read, "A Beautiful Angel 👼 has just Landed to Mesmerise ✨ Team #SK20 Welcomes Actress #MariaRyaboshapka On Board as Female Lead 🎬". For the uninformed, Maria Ryaboshapka is an Ukrainian actress and model, best known for her performance as Natasha in the Disney Hotstar web series, Special OPS 1.5: The Himmat Story.

Ace actor Sathyaraj will be seen playing a pivotal role in SK 20, marking his reunion with Sivakarthikeyan following the highly successful Varuthapadaatha Vaalibar Sangam. Premgi Amaren and Prankster Rahul are also a part of the star cast. Produced by Sree Venkateswara Cinemas and Suresh Productions in association with Shanthi Talkies, SK 20 has cinematography handled by Manoj Paramahamsa of Radhe Shyam and Beast fame. SK 20 is expected to release in theatres towards the end of this year, but an official word on the same is awaited.

Keeping aside SK 20, Sivakarthikeyan has two films getting ready for release - Don, the fun-filled college drama and Ayalaan, the sci-fi thriller.