Rakul Preet turns astronomer

Actor Sivakarthikeyan is playing the lead in a science fiction film. Rakul Preet Singh is the heroine. Sources say that Rakul, who plays Sivakarthikeyan’s love interest in the film, will be seen as an astronomer. Major portions of the film involves heavy VFX and the makers have been working on it for over a year now. Music is by double Oscar-winning composer A R Rahman. The yet-to-be titled film is directed by Indru Netru Naalai fame Ravikumar.

Sivakarthikeyan is currently busy with his next film with director Rajesh. Nayanthara plays the leading lady in the film with Rajesh, and this will be her second collaboration with Siva after Velaikkaran.

Meanwhile, it was recently announced that Siva will next team up with Irumbuthirai director P S Mithran for a new project which is also expected to start rolling from next year.

M BHARAT KUMAR