Sify.com had broke the news about the casting coup on how director Mani Ratnam roped in Gautham, veteran lover boy Karthik’s son and Tulasi younger daughter of actress Radha (sister of Ko heroine Karthika) for his new love story(titled Kadal) !
Mani Ratnam's casting coup!
But somehow, things didn’t work out and Samantha stepped in. After shooting for few days, the big news is that she is dropped and Mani has gone back and signed Thulasi, who he thought was always apt for the role.
Buzz is that Thulasi who is studying in the 9th standard flew down to Chennai with her parents and met Mani sir and now she is confirmed.
When contacted, no one was available for comment but sify.com understands that Thulasi fits into the character of a 15-year old and Mani plans to conduct a workshop for her, before the actual shoot starts in July when monsoon sets in Kerala.