Director Prashanth Neel of the Kannada blockbuster KGF Chapter 1 and KGF Chapter 2 fame is directing an action entertainer titled Salaar with Prabhas in the lead. The movie will be produced by KGF producers Hombale Films. The latest news is that Shruti Haasan has been roped in to play the female lead in the movie, and this is the first time Shruti is joining Prabhas for a film. There is also speculation that Makkal Selvan Vijay Sethupathi will be essaying the role of the antagonist in the movie. It is said that the makers of Salaar was floored after seeing Vijay Sethupathi’s performance as Bhavani in Vijay-starrer Bhavani and hence they are keen to team up with him for this big-budget movie. Shruti has recently completed shooting for Laabam in Tamil in which she was paired opposite Vijay Sethupathi. The SP Jananathan movie is in the post-production stage. 2021 looks very exciting for her with a slew of projects lined up in various langauges. While her Krack with Ravi Teja in Telugu was released a couple of weeks ago, her Pitta Kathulu, an anthology film is in the post-production stage. Her Vakeel Saab in Telugu is currently under production.
The multi-talented actress is celebrating her 35th birthday and the announcement regarding her role in Salaar has come as a birthday gift and fans are rejoicing the same.