In response to recent reports that she had been cast in Rajinikanth’s next film with director Pa Ranjith, Radhika Apte said in a an interview to The Hindu that she hasn’t yet signed up for the film, and couldn’t comment at this point.
The actress, who has a history of choosing bold roles, starred in the acclaimed Sujoy Ghosh short film, Ahalya. In Tamil, she last essayed a brief role in All in All Azhaguraja, starring Karthi.
The yet untitled Rajini-Ranjith film is expected to go on floors on August 10, and will be shot in Malaysia, Thailand, and Chennai. Pa Ranjith recently commented that Rajinikanth’s character would be along the lines of ‘Kaali’, from the film Mullum Malarum. The film also has Prakash Raj, Kalaiarasan, and Attakathi Dinesh in the supporting cast.