Ace director Shankar's daughter, Aditi Shankar will be making her debut in Tamil cinema as an actor with the upcoming Tamil film, Viruman, starring Karthi in the lead role. Aditi will be playing the female lead, as the love interest of Karthi and the fans are eagerly looking forward to seeing the newbie's skills as an actor. The announcement on Aditi Shankar's Kollywood debut came as a pleasant surprise for many and the announcement created a huge buzz on social media. Viruman is directed by Muthaiah who is known for his rural action based family entertainers like Komban, Kutti Puli, Marudhu, etc.

Produced by Suriya and Jyotika under the banner of 2D Entertainment, Viruman will also have Prakash Raj, Rajkiran, and Soori in pivotal roles. Maanagaram fame Selvakumar SK will be handling the cinematography. The shooting of Viruman is expected to begin from the third week of September, while the film is scheduled to release in theatres during the summer of 2022. Ahead of her journey in Tamil cinema, Aditi Shankar recently met Superstar Rajinikanth and sought his blessings for a successful journey. She met Rajinikanth on Friday, September 10, marking the festive occasion of Vinayakar Chaturthi.

Sharing a picture with Rajinikanth, an elated Aditi Shankar wrote, "On the auspicious day of vinayagar Chathurthi yesterday, got to meet the one and only THALAIVAR 🔥🔥🔥🔥 @rajinikanth sir and got his blessings. #naadinerambumurukkamurukka #annaatthe #superstar". The picture has already gone viral on social media, exciting Thalaivar fans.

Apart from Viruman, Aditi is also said to be in talks to be a part of several other exciting projects and we can expect announcements about those projects in the coming days. Let us also hope that Viruman turns out to be a successful outing for Aditi, thereby giving her the perfect launchpad in Tamil cinema. For now, check out Aditi Shankar's latest trending picture with Superstar Rajinikanth here: