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Priya Anand and Vanitha Vijayakumar in Prashanth’s Andhagan

March 18, 2021 | 14:38 IST | Editorial |

Recently, the Tamil remake of the Hindi movie, Andhadhun, a black comedy crime thriller went on floors. The film stars Prashanth as the hero, a blind pianist. The movie is being directed by the actor’s dad and actor and director Thiyagarajan. While Simran has been roped in to play the role essayed by Tabu in the original, now the latest news is that Priya Anand will play the heroine. The role was played by Radhika Apte in the Hindi original. Actress and Bigg boss fame, Vanitha Vijaykumar, is also playing an important role in the movie. Urvashi , KS Ravikumar, Leela Samson,and Manobala, too, are part of the star cast. The movie’s shooting started on March 10 in Chennai. Prashanth, who is playing a blind musician has brushed up his piano skills before starting the movie. The story is about a blind pianist and how he gets entangled in a murder.

The movie was announced in 2020and initially, director Mohan Raja was said to be on board directing Prashanth. Later, he moved out of the project and Frederick was about to start the movie. Later, he, too, opted out and Thiyagarajan decided to direct the movie. The movie’s music is by Santhosh Narayanan.

Prashanth who has several blockbusters to his credit was last seen in the Tamil film, Johnny. Priya Anand was last seen in films like Aditya Varma and LKG. Her upcoming movies include Sumo in Tamil and two films in Kannada.