There was a recent buzz in the media that Gauthami's daughter Subbalakshmi will make her acting debut opposite Dhanush in Vellai Illa Pathathari 2. Soundarya Rajinikanth is directing the project while Thanu is the producer. However, Gauthami soon clarified to a leading English daily that she wanted her daughter to concentrate on her studies and a career decision will be taken only after completing her studies.