By Vivek Raj | Galatta | 04:43 PM
Actor turned producer Sivakarthikeyan has been on a roll of late with his debut production venture, Kanaa, releasing towards the end of last year and becoming a hit under his Sivakarthikeyan Productions banner followed by his upcoming rom-com, Mr. Local, announced to hit screens on May 1.
As known already, Sivakarthikeyan is also part of the sci-fi film, SK 14, opposite Rakul Preet Singh being directed by Indru Netru Naalai fame R. Ravikumar under RD Raja’s 24AM Studios banner with music by A. R. Rahman.
Yesterday (13.03.2019) also saw the official launch of his Hero under Irumbu Thirai fame PS Mithran’s direction being produced by KJR Studios with Ivana and Kalyani Priyadarshani as the female leads and Yuvan Shankar Raja scoring the music.
In addition, Sivakarthikeyan was also announced recently by Sun Pictures to be part of their next film tentatively titled, SK 16, under Kadaikutty Singam fame, Pandiraj’s direction.
The project being Sun Pictures’ next big venture after ‘Thalapathy’ Vijay’s Sarkar and ‘Superstar’ Rajinikanth’s Petta has generated massive excitment and positive talks already with just a single announcement.
Speculations are now rife that popular actress Aishwarya Rajesh is the prime contender to star in the upcoming film with an official statement now being awaited from Sun Pictures.
Fans will know Aishwarya Rajesh starred in last year's sports drama, Kanaa, with its plot centered around women's cricket and Sivakarthikeyan doing a cameo as her coach.
It must be noted Aishwarya Rajesh had a fantastic 2018 with films namely Lakshmi, Saamy 2, the smash hit Kanaa, the blockbuster Chekka Chivantha Vaanam and a power-packed performance in the action gangster drama, Vada Chennai.
She has risen to the top of the league and is now also part of upcoming ventures such as Dhruva Natchathiram opposite ‘Chiyaan’ Vikram, Karuppar Nagaram with Jai under Aramm fame Gopi Nainar’s direction, the long-delayed Idam Porul Yaeval, director Suseenthiran’s next, a film under Mani Ratnam’s production house, the Kanaa Telugu remake titled Kowsalya Krishnamurthy… Cricketer and a couple of other projects in Telugu as well.