Tamil News

Poornima Bhagyaraj in Vaaimai


Actress Poornima Bhagyaraj has joined the Vaaimai team. The film has her son Shanthanu in the lead and is said to be based on the story of Perarivalan – the Rajiv Gandhi murder convict. But director A Senthil Kumar – a former associate of Vasanthabalan – insists that Vaaimai is not a biopic on Perarivalan. “Certain parts of the story are inspired by their lives, but it is in no way a biopic,” he says.

Poornima will play Shanthanu’s mother in the film. Actress Bhanu of Thamirabharani fame is the female lead while Prithvi Pandiarajan and Manoj K Bharathi play crucial roles. Comedian Goundamani is also a part of this project.