Looks like director Sundar C is all set to make history with his next directorial ‘Sangamithra’. This movie is going to star Shruti Haasan in the leads as a strong and stunning warrior princess, Jayam Ravi and Arya as warriors, story of which is going to be set in the 8th century AD. This movie will be formally announced at the Opening Night of the Cannes Film Festival on 8th of May this year. And walking the red carpet along with Sundar C will be the lead cast of Shruti Haasan, Jayam Ravi and Arya, accompanied by producer Narayanan Ramasamy and Hema Rukmani from Thenandal Studios and production designer Sabu Cyril post his ‘Baahubali’ stint.
Sundar C also spoke about his excitement to bring his next piece of art to the Cannes and expressed, “It’s an honour to be unveiling Sangamitra at the prestigious Cannes film festival with my producers Thenandal Studios and my entire cast – Ravi, Arya and Shruti. I am very happy that Sabu (Cyril) sir will also be joining us. This is the most challenging & special project in my career.”
Even the producer Narayan Ramaswamy, Chairman and MD, Thenandal Studios said, “This is a very prestigious project for us. It is exciting to make a period film dedicated to Tamil the oldest language in the world. We are proud to reveal the title of Sangamithra in the 70th Cannes film festival. The movie will be made in 2 parts”.
Shruti is already going under intense physical and combat training for this magnum opus, and the movie is already creating a lot of buzz. This film which is going to be the most challenging film for all the three leads, is also the biggest film till date for producer Thenandal.