Devayani plays Mohanlal’s wife in ‘Janatha Garage’

Chennai, Feb 6 (IANS) Tamil actress Devayani, who was last seen in Telugu cinema over a decade ago, is reportedly making a comeback as Malayalam superstar Mohanlal’s wife in the upcoming Telugu family drama “Janatha Garage”.

“Devayani has been roped in to essay a very important role. She will be seen as Mohanlal’s wife,” a source from the film’s unit told IANS.

Devayani, who was last seen in 2003 Telugu film “Nani”, is expected to join the sets from the third week of this month.

The film, which will be directed by Koratala Siva, stars Junior NTR and Samantha Ruth Prabhu in the lead.

Produced by Mythri Movie Makers, the film will have music by Devi Sri Prasad.

Filmmaker Shankar lauds Madhavan’s ‘Irudhi Suttru’

Filmmaker S. Shankar on Saturday congratulated the team behind R. Madhavan-starrer Tamil-Hindi bilingual “Irudhi Suttru”, calling it a “great effort”.

“‘Irudhi Suttru” – ‘A salute to women’. Great effort by the director Sudha. Superb performance by Ritika and Maddy. Good music by Santhosh,” Shankar posted on his Twitter page.

The film, which was released in Hindi as “Saala Khadoos”, is the story of mentor-mentee relationship between a boxing coach and his student.

In Tamil, the film reportedly raked in over Rs.6 crore at the Tamil Nadu box-office in the opening weekend.

The film is directed by Sudha Kongara Prasad, who will soon helm the film’s Telugu remake with actor Venkatesh.

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