The role of the leading lady, opposite Dhanush, was first offered to Trisha but when the actress backed out, it went to Tapasee.
Tapasee (pronounced Tapsi), is a software engineer from Punjab, who is a rank newcomer to films and director Vetrimaran who wanted a fresh face as heroine says that it is her first tryst with the camera, but is a natural performer.
Tapsee , who have even developed an application for the iPhone - called fontswap - is all excited about her role as an Anglo-Indian girl in the film.
She is also doing a Telugu film Jummandhi Nadam opposite Manoj.
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