Gautham to re-start Dhruva Natchathiram with Vikram

However, after the initial hype, Suriya bailed out on the project, citing creative differences. Recently talking to media while promoting his latest directorial venture AYM, the director disclosed the actual reason as to why Suriya quit the project. As a producer, I was ready to take that risk and make that English film in Tamil. Gautham’s Dhruva Natchathiram had created a lot of noise when it was first announced a few years ago. The project will be co-produced by Ondraga Entertainment, which had also bankrolled Gautham’s latest hit Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada. The latest buzz in the industry is that ace filmmaker Gautham Menon is planning to re-start his Dhruva Natchathiram project, which was initially planned with actor Suriya in the lead. The news comes days after Vikram gave his nod to Vaalu fame director Vijay Chander’s project. “Suriya didn’t like the script as he thought it won’t click with the regional audience. Earlier, Gautham had revealed that he was in talks with Vikram but it was too early to confirm anything. An official announcement is expected to be made soon. The director is planning to sign other popular actors for the film. By: Express Web Desk | Bengaluru |

Published:November 25, 2016 5:39 pm

Dhruva Natchathiram project was initially planned with actor Suriya in the lead. He felt it was like an English movie. But Suriya was not ready then,” he was quoted as saying to the media. The film is said to be a spy thriller on the lines of the Bourne movies and will be majorly shot in the US. What’s more, the director is in talks with versatile actor Chiyaan Vikram to revive the project.