Sridevi to play Hansika’s mother in Tamil film ‘Puli’

After a long hiatus, versatile actress Sridevi is making her comeback in Tamil flick. The film is titled, ‘Puli’ and Sridevi will enact the role of a mother.

Sridevi’s association with Tamil cinema dates a long way back. She started off as a child artist in MA Thirumugham's film 'Thunaivan' at the age of four. Later, she debuted in movies with Tamil film 'Moondru Mudichu'. Sridevi is returning to Tamil cinema after two decades.

Highly excited to enact the role in Tamil film ‘Puli’, Sridevi tweeted#It gives me immense happiness to announce the title of my new Tamil film PULI. Its been a wonderful experience working with the cast & crew.

‘Puli’ stars Shruti Haasan, Hansika Motwani and Sudip in the pivotal role and Sridevi will enact the role of Hansika’s mother. The fantasy drama ‘Puli’ will be directed by Vijay.

"It gives us immense pleasure and happiness to announce the title as Puli for our most prestigious project with Vijay and director Chimbudevan," said a statement from the film's production house SKT Studios.

The film is jointly being produced by Shibu Thameens and PT. Selvakumar. Music composer Devi Sri Prasad has been roped in to compose the music of ‘Puli’.

Sridevi’s last outing was 'English Vinglish', which was a commercial hit.