National award winning director Bala is all set to begin his next film tentatively titled 'Karagattam', in which director cum producer turned actor Sasikumar will be playing the lead role. With this film, Bala is going back to his favourite music director Maestro Ilayaraja after a gap of 5 years and it is said that Isaignani as composed all the songs for the film.
Now the latest news about the film is that Shirya Saran is making a comeback with this film as the heroine. Shriya, debuted in Tamil film industry with the film Enakku 20 Unakku 18 that released in 2003. During her hey days she ruled the Tamil as well as Telugu industries, acting with almost all the leading heroes in both the industries. She got the opportunity to star with Superstar Rajnikanth's Sivaji, directed by Shankar which turned out to be blockbuster hit.
Shriya's last film in Tamil is Rowthiram that released in 2011, in which she was paired up with Jeeva. Though the film was a mediocre hit, the lass did not get any further offer in Tamil cinema.
However Bala's film is said to be revolving around Karagattam an ancient folk dance of Tamilnadu and he is considering to cast Shriya as the lead lady, since she is a skilled dancer.
If this is finalised, fans can be sure that Shriya will be back with a bang. However there is no official word confirming the latest development.