Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, who was last seen in a silent role in Maari 2, is all set for her next venture Danny, directed by Santhanamoorthy. The shoot for the film began on Sunday. The actress made the announcement yesterday via her Twitter handle.
First day of shoot for a new film #Danny..gonna be working with a doggie for the first time should be fun..woohoo fun Dir :Santhanamoorthy
@Pgmediaworks @dhayasandy @Editor_SN_Fazil @MuthaiahG @SOUNDARBAIRAVI pic.twitter.com/sHqSc2ImAW
— varu sarathkumar (@varusarath) January 7, 2019
Directed by debutant Santhanamoorthy and produced by PG Muthiah and M Deepa for the banner Blueberry Pictures, the film is said to revolve around the bond between animals and humans. According to a report in Indian Express, it is said that the actress will be seen with a dog on screen. Apart from her, the film will also star Velaramamoorthy, Yogi Babu, Saravanan Sakthi and Anitha Sampath in pivotal roles.
Music for the film is composed by Santhosh Dayanidhi, cinematography is handled by Aanand Kumar, editing by S N Fazil and art work by Dinesh.
Other films that featured animals in important roles include the Sibiraj-starrer Naaigal Jaakirathai and the Pa Ranjith production and Mari Selvaraj directorial Pariyerum Perumal. Upcoming films Gypsy and Gorilla will feature a horse and gorilla respectively. Interestingly both the films happen to star Jiiva in the lead.
2018 was a promising year for Varalaxmi Sarathkumar. The actress was seen in important roles in a number of projects like the A R Murugadoss film Sarkar, the Balaji Mohan directorial Maari 2 and Sandakozhi 2 with Vishal, where she experimented with negative roles.
Upcoming films of Varalaxmi’s include Kanni Rasi, a comedy drama by Muthukumaran, Velvet Nagaram, a women-centric psychological thriller directed by Manoj Kumar, Ammayi by G Shankar, Madha Gaja Raja with Vishal directed by Sundar C and Neeya 2 by Suresh L. Apart from this, she also has a film with director JK in which she plays the role of a visually-challenged person for the first time. The film is expected to be a thriller.