The leading lady of KH234 has also been the subject of considerable speculation for a long time. There were unconfirmed reports that Ratnam was considering roping in Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Trisha. However, fresh rumour has it that Nayanthara has been tapped to play the female lead alongside Haasan.
If Nayanthara is indeed a part of KH234, this will mark her first collaboration with Haasan.
Jayam Ravi and Dulquer Salman are also said to be part of the forthcoming film. The official cast and crew is expected to be announced along with the title teaser.
On behalf of Raaj Kamal International Films and Madras Talkies, Kamal Haasan, Mani Ratnam, R Mahendran and Siva Ananthi are co-producing KH234. Udhayanidhi Stalin is presenting the film on behalf of Red Giant Films.
Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman will score the film’s music.
Ravi K Chandran, who has previously worked with Mani Ratnam on such films as Kannathil Muthamittal and Aayutha Ezhuthu, is handling cinematography.
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