Tamil Nadu movie buffs are also ardent followers of cricket. Understanding the pulse of our cricket crazy audiences, now Tamil filmmakers are roping in cricketers to play pivotal characters in their films.
Yes, ace spinner Harbhajan Singh will be seen playing a pivotal role in Santhanam’s upcoming comedy entertainer ‘Dikkiloona’. To be directed by Karthik Yogi, Yuvan Shankar Raja is composing the music for the Santhanam starrer.
Indian cricket team’s medium-fast bowler Irfan Pathan will be seen playing the antagonist in Chiyaan Vikram’s new film with ‘Imaikaa Nodigal’ director Ajay Gnanamuthu for which AR Rahman is composing the music.
Sreesanth who acted in Malayalam and Kannada is all set to debut in Tamil with Hansika’s upcoming female-centric horror comedy to be directed by Hari-Harish duo.
Earlier Sadagoppan Ramesh acted in a few Tamil films including 'Jayam' Ravi's Santosh Subramaniam. Earlier Dwayne Bravo had made a song appearance in a Tamil film.