Mani Ratnam heroine Nithya Menon for Vijay

As we reported earlier, Jyothika has opted out of Ilayathalapathy Vijay’s upcoming film with director Atlee. Though the team had talks with Asin, the actress politely turned down the offer and now Mani Ratnam’s O Kadhal Kanmani heroine ‘Nithya Menon’ has been roped in to play the said role

Apart from Vijay and Nithya Menon, the film also has ensemble of actors including Kajal Aggarwal, Samantha, Vadivelu, Sathyan, Kovai Sarala , SJ Suryah and Sathyaraj

Sri Thenandal Films is producing the film at a massive budget and Academy Award winning AR Rahman has agreed to compose music for this biggie

Nithya Menon