Rekha to play a la Neelambari?

Last Updated: Sun, Feb 27, 2011 12:14 hrs

Rajinikanth's forthcoming KS Ravikumar directed Raana produced by his daughter Soundarya Rajinikanth is making waves.

First Deepika Padukone signed the film as one of its three heroines.  Asin, Anushka, Trisha and Sneha are in the running for the other two heroine's roles.

Madhuri Dixit who was offered one of the female leads opted out after she realised the role was that of playing sister to Rajinikanth!

Now the latest we hear is that yesteryear Bollywood diva Rekha has been approached to play a pivotal negative role in the film.

It seems Rajinikanth wants a female negative character for sentimental reason, like Neelambari of Padayappa. 

KS Ravikumar the director of the film believes that whenever there is a female negative character pitted against the superstar it works wonders at the box-office.

Remember the famous confrontation scene in Padayappa between Rajinikanth and Ramya Krishnan?

However it remains to be seen whether Rekha will accept the negative role in the film, which already has Sonu Sood as one of the main villains.

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