Afer 27 years, Kamal Haasan to romance Amala Akkineni


Nagarjuna’s wife Amala Akkineni has signed a film opposite South superstar Kamal Haasan. Kamal Haasan and Amala worked together in super-hits movies like ‘Sathya’ and ‘Pushpaka Vimana’ and again Amala is making her comeback with her hit male co-star.

Kamal Haasan, who is looking forward to the release of his next venture, ‘Vanam’ with director Rajesh M. Selva confirmed the news, “After a long time, I will be acting with Amala garu in an upcoming Tamil-Telugu bilingual. We are also in talks with another leading heroine, which we will reveal in the coming days,” Kamal said.

It will be a bilingual movie, released in Tamil and Telugu languages. Veteran actress Zarina Wahab has also been roped in for an important role. The movie will be directed by TK Rajeev Kumar. It is believed that after 27 years, Amala and Kamal Haasan are working together. The film will go on floor in January and the shooting will take place in the US.

After getting married to her ‘Siva’ co-star Akkineni Nagarjuna, Amala stopped working in film and devoted her time and energy in taking care of her family. After a hiatus, she appeared in a Telugu movie, ‘Life is Beautiful’. She appeared in a brief role in ‘Hamari Adhuri Kahani’, starring Vidya Balan.

Kamal said about pairing opposite Amala, “This is the third time they pair up, and he is excited to work with her again. "This will be a very different film for me, and I am going to be seen in a completely new avatar. I am glad to be working with Amala again after 27 years," he told.

In another interview, Kamal Haasan also revealed that senior Bollywood actress Zarina Wahab would play an important role in the film. "I am doing a project under Rajeev's direction. It will also feature Amala Akkineni, Zarina Wahab and a new actress. The film will be shot simultaneously in Tamil and Telugu," he told when asked about his upcoming project.