The shooting of Prashanth's Andhagan is happening at a rapid pace in Chennai and the makers have already completed half of the film's shooting. Andhagan is expected to be a strong comeback film for Prashanth and the fans are eagerly looking forward to seeing it. As already known, Andhagan is the official Tamil remake of the critically acclaimed blockbuster Hindi film, Andhadhun that had Ayushmann Khurrana in the lead role. Andhagan features Priya Anand as the female lead, reprising Radhika Apte's character. The highly successful and much loved combination of Prashanth and Simran would be coming together after a very long time through Andhagan and Simran will be reprising the role played by Tabu in the original.

Those who have seen the film would know the importance of that character and it is going to be interesting to see Simran's performance in the film. Apart from the said actors, the film also features several other notable personalities in the star cast, including 'Navarasa Nayagan' Karthik, Yogi Babu, KS Ravikumar, Oorvasi, Manobala, Vanitha Vijayakumar, Samuthirakani, and others. The list does not end here. Yes! One more actor has now joined the team of Andhagan and the announcement regarding the same was made by the makers, this morning (April 10). Veteran Bharatanatyam dancer and actress Leela Samson has been signed to play an important role in Andhagan.

Leela Samson made her acting debut with Mani Ratnam's romantic drama, Oh Kaadhal Kanmani and her performance as 'Bhavani' received highly positive reviews from the fans. She was later seen playing one of the leads in Halitha Shameem's anthology film, Sillu Karuppatti. From what we see, the casting is definitely fresh and exciting and it looks Andhagan will definitely stand tall, in terms of casting and performances. Andhagan is directed by Prashanth's father, Thiagarajan, who is also producing the film under the banner of Staar Movies.

Santhosh Narayanan will be composing music for this film which has cinematography by Ravi Yadav and art direction by Senthil Raghavan. The Tamil dialogues have been penned by acclaimed writer, Pattukottai Prabhakar. The makers are working towards releasing Andhagan for this year's summer season and an official announcement regarding the release date is awaited. For now, check out the announcement tweet regarding the addition of Leela Samson to the cast of Prashanth's Andhagan here: