Disha Patani has been confirmed to play the titular role in mega-budget film Sangamithra, which is director Sundar C’s most ambitious project.
Actor-politician Khushbu Sundar, who is also the wife of Sundar C, confirmed the news on her Twitter page. “We introduce @DishPatani as our beautiful princess #Sangamitra. shoot to start soon @Hemarukmani1 @actor_jayamravi @arya_offl @aditi1231,” she tweeted.
Disha said she was “very excited” about the project. “Really very excited for #Sangamitra Can’t wait to start shooting for this wonderful film…(sic),” she posted on her Twitter account.
— Disha Patani (@DishPatani) October 21, 2017
Disha replaces actor Shruti Haasan, who was the filmmakers’ first choice to play the coveted role,Filmmaker Sundar C’s ambitious project Sangamithra created quite a stir on social media after it was launched at Cannes 2017 earlier this year.
The first instalment of the two-part magnum opus will be ready for release by the end of 2018.Sangamithra’s story is set in the 8th century AD, and it will follow Sangamithra’s struggles and her inspiring journey to save her kingdom.
Sangamithra will be made on a budget of Rs 250 crore.The film will be made in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi under Sri Thenandal Films banner.AR Rahman will be scoring the music for the film.
On the work front, Disha Patani is teaming up with rumoured beau Tiger Shroff for Baaghi 2, which is slated to release next year.