The buzz is that his mentor and guru Mani Ratnam is giving him a new lease of life in his new film.
Aravind Swamy referred to as the “most handsome man ever to debut in Kollywood” is now all set to return in a character role. Swamy, as per the grapevine is going to play heroine Samantha’s father in the film which was initially titled Pookadai.
Mani Ratnam’s love story set against a coastal village has been creating a lot of hype even before the shoot on the film started. Gautham, Karthik’s son is debuting opposite Samantha in the film which has Rajiv Menon as cinematographer and has music by AR Rahman.
Mani has also roped in ‘Action King’ Arjun to play an important role which has shades of grey along with Pasupathy and Lakshmi Manchu.
The addition of Aravind Swamy in the cast is a major plus, as the actor was refusing to make a comeback.