Telugu actor Chitra Shukla to play the female lead in Sasikumar-starrer, Naa Naa
Chitra Shukla, who has acted in Telugu films like Rangula Raatnam and Maa Abbayi, has been roped in as the female lead in Sasikumar's upcoming film with Salim filmmaker NV Nirmal Kumar, Naa Naa, also starring Sarath Kumar.as a cop. Chitra, who will be playing a dancer, will be Sasikumar's romantic interest in the film.
The film's first look, which depicted Sarathkumar's face as a skin-mask that wears off from Sasi Kumar's intense-looking countenance, was released recently.
Naa Naa, which stands for Naan Naarayanan, is expected to be an action-adventure, set against an urban backdrop. While the first half of the film is said to happen in Chennai, the second half will reportedly unfold in Mumbai. Sasikumar, who has apparently undergone an urbane makeover, is expected to play an ex-police officer with a mysterious past in the film.
The film, also starring Bharathiraja as Sasikumar's dad has been shot in Chennai, Mumbai, and Hyderabad. Naa Naa, produced by PK Ram Mohan under his Kalpataru Pictures banner, has cinematography by Ganesh Chandrra, and music by Arjun Reddy fame Harshwardhan Rameshwar. The film, which will also have a Telugu-dubbed version, is expected to hit the theatres in the third quarter of the year.
Meanwhile, Sasikumar has Susienthiran’s Kennedy Club, where he will essay the role of a kabbadi coach. The actor also has SR Prabhakaran’s Kombu Vatcha Singamda, Gautham Menon’s Enai Noki Paayum Thota, and Samuthirakani’s Nadodigal 2, in various stages of production.