Actress Manjima Mohan is on board Tughlaq Durbar starring Vijay Sethupathi, Aditi Rao Hydari, Parthiban and S Gayathrie.
The film, launched last week, is pitched as a political satire directed by newcomer Delhiprasad Deendayal, and has dialogues written by director Balaji Tharaneetharan, who has worked with Sethupathi in Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom and Seethakaathi.
Director Deendayal announced the latest addition to the cast on Twitter recently. Reports say Vijay Sethupathi and Aditi Rao Hydari star in the lead. Manjima, Parthiban and Gayathrie’s roles are yet to be revealed.
Welcome to our Team #TughlaqDurbar Dear @mohan_manjima @7screenstudio @Viacom18Studios @VijaySethuOffl @aditiraohydari @iamarunviswa @Lalit_SevenScr @proyuvraaj @LokeshJey @govind_vasantha @sathishoffl @Kavitha_Stylist @sathishoffl https://t.co/9uwxpMPNKR
— Dir Delhiprasad deenadayal (@DDeenadayaln) August 5, 2019
Last week it was announced that Aditi Rao Hydari has joined the cast, and Prem Kumar, who directed Sethupathi in 96, is the cinematographer of the film. Music is by composer Govind Vasantha, who also worked on 96. The film is produced by Lalit Kumar of Seven Screen Studio, and is expected to go on floors soon.
Manjima Mohan has largely worked in Malayalam films, and made her debut as a child actor in Kaliyoonjal in 1997. She has acted in the Tamil films Sathriyan, Ippadai Vellum and Devarattam, and is currently busy with Zam Zam, the Malayalam remake of Queen, and has films Kalathil Santhippom co-starring Jiiva, Arulnithi and Priya Bhavani Shankar, Vattam with Sibi Sathyaraj, Athulya Ravi, Andrea Jeremiah, and FIR with Vishnu Vishal in Tamil.
Vijay Sethupathi has reportedly completed shoot for Sanga Tamizhan, the film by director Vijay Chander in which he plays a dual role, co-starring Nivetha Pethuraj and Raashi Khanna. He also has Kadaisi Vivasayi, Laabam, Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy, Maamanithan, and a biopic on cricketer Muttiah Muralidharan under production.
Parthiban, last seen in Ayogya, is currently busy with Oththa Seruppu Size 7, which he has acted in, directed and produced. Actress S Gayathrie, who acted with Sethupathi in Super Deluxe recently, has Maamanithan, Kennedy Club and Un Kadhal Irundhal under production.