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Nandita Swetha to play key role in STR's upcoming film with Suseenthiran

India Today logo India Today 23-10-2020 Logesh Balachandran
Nandita, Silambarasan posing for a picture: Nandita Swetha roped in for Simbu's upcoming film with Suseenthiran. Nandita Swetha roped in for Simbu's upcoming film with Suseenthiran.

Actress Nandita Swetha, who was last seen in Vaibhav's Taana, has been roped in to play a pivotal role in STR's upcoming project. Earlier today, STR took to Twitter to reveal that the first look poster of his 46th film will be out on October 26, on the occasion of Vijayadashami. Tentatively titled STR46, the film will be helmed by critically-acclaimed director Suseenthiran of Naan Mahaan Alla fame.

NANDITA'S ROLE IN STR46

The latest update is that, actress Nandita Swetha will be sharing screen space with STR in the film. Reports suggest that the actress will play STR's sister and her role will be a crucial one. A source close to the actress confirmed that she is part of the film, however, it's too early to talk about it. An official announcement regarding the cast and crew of the film will be made in the coming days.

A few days ago, there were reports that actress Nidhhi Agerwal has been finalised as the female lead and SS Thaman will compose music for the film. STR46 is touted to be a rural entertainer and major portions of it will be shot in outskirts of Chennai.

STR'S GRAND RE-ENTRY ON SOCIAL MEDIA

After almost three years, Simbu made a grand re-entry on social media. He is now back on all social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. His first post was video of himself undergoing a physical transformation for his character in his upcoming film.

Today (October 23), he shared a glimpse of the first look poster and wrote, ""Get Ready for THE #FIRSTSIGHT of #SilambarasanTR46 on #Vijayadashami 26th October 2020 @ 12:12 pm (sic)."

Meanwhile, STR is also waiting to resume the shoot of his upcoming film, Maanadu. The film, directed by Venkat Prabhu, is touted to be a political satire. Kalyani Priyadarshan, who made her debut in Tamil with Hero, will be seen playing the female lead.

STR also has Maha, which features Hansika Motwani in the lead role.

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