Sumalatha as Big B's wife

South India's yesteryear heroine Sumalatha, best known for her roles in Thazhvaram, Isabella, Nirakkoottu,Thoovanathumbikal, Parampara and New Delhi, will be seen as Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan’s wife in army office-turned-filmmaker Major Ravi's bilingual flick Kandahar, being made in Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil with Mohanlal in the lead.

The actress joined the unit on June 30 in Ooty. Meanwhile, Amitabh Bachchan is already in Ooty and he will spend five days there for this flick, revolving around the Kandahar Indian Airlines flight hijack incident (1999). Amitabh will be seen as the father of a passenger on the ill-fated plane that was hijacked and Mohanlal will play a commando.