Sathyaraj to play Deepika’s father in SRK film

Last Updated: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 04:18 hrs

It’s common knowledge that Bollywood’s Singham remake director Rohit Shetty will be commencing shoot soon for a film titled Chennai Express featuring Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone.

Now the latest buzz doing the rounds is that none other than the veteran actor Sathyaraj, will be essaying the role of Deepika’s dad in this SRK film. He will reportedly be playing a don. Looks like one more talented actor from Kollywood will be following the trail of Prakash Raj towards Bollywood.

The film is touted to be about a journey from Mumbai to Rameswaram and what happens there in. Though SRK will not be playing a South Indian like in Ra.One,there are several portions of the film which are going to be shot in Chennai and other areas in the South.

Rohit Shetty in an interview to a Delhi based newspaper said : “Since the film charts a journey from Mumbai to Rameshwaram (Tamil Nadu), I want most of the ensemble cast to be from the south film industry. I want actors to look and sound real, not speak south languages in Hindi accents.”

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