Looks like Samantha has bagged herself a biggie this time around.
There were reports that Lingusamy was searching for a heroine to play Surya‘s ladylove in his forthcoming production and direction venture.
Surya is currently working on Singham 2 and would start to work with Lingusamy next. Impressed hearing the script, Surya agreed to do the movie and search began for the heroine. The names of Anushka, Kajal Agarwal, Hansika Motwani did the rounds.
Eventually Lingusamy and Surya have settled for Naan Eee and Neethane En Ponvasantham fame Samantha to settle for the role.
Update: Samantha opposite Surya
Director Lingusamy has finalised actress Samantha as the heroine opposite Surya in his next film. Anushka, Kajal Agarwal and Hansika Motwani were also considered for this role, but Samantha was lucky to get the role. The buzz is that she has signed on the dotted lines.
Seemingly, Surya gets a remuneration of around Rs. 30 crore to star in this flick, which is the highest remuneration for a South actor. Currently, Samantha is busy with Gautham Menon’s bilingual (Nethanae En Ponvasantham in Tamil and Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu in Telugu.)