Simbu meets Mani Ratnam ahead of Sakka Podu Podu Raja release

Recently, there were several reports that Arjun Reddy star Vijay Devarkonda reportedly declined an offer to act in the project. The untitled Mani Rathnam project is expected to go on floor from January. Apart from Simbu, the film has a stellar star cast including Aravind Swami, Jyothika, Vijay Sethupathi, Fahadh Faasil and Aishwarya Rajesh. Related News
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Updated: December 19, 2017 8:44 pm

The untitled Mani Ratnam project is expected to go on floor from January. There were also several reports of the actor getting a red notice, barring from acting in upcoming projects. Touted to be an action thriller, the film is expected to hit the big screens by summer of 2018. Sakka Podu Podu Raja has actor Santhanam as the hero. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd But looks like all is well for the star as he met ace director Mani Rathnam on Tuesday. It is said that Mani Rathnam had Vijay in mind for a role in the multi starrer after seeing his performance in Arjun Reddy. The actor is said to be attending a workshop for his next film with the ace director and also sought his blessings before the release of Sakka Podu Podu Raja which is his debut as a musical composer.