Veteran Malayalam actress Kulappulli Leela is said to be playing the grandmother of Vishal in his next release ‘Marudhu’, directed by Muthaiah of ‘Kuttipuli’ and ‘Komban’ fame.
According to sources, it is an interesting role and hence, Leela gave her nod to be part of the film. “She is happy about debuting in Kollywood with this flick,” sources added.
In Mollywood, Leela is known for her comedy roles. She has acted in almost 100 Malayalam films. ‘Marudhu’ is a rural action entertainer. Sri Divya has played the heroine.
Radha Ravi, R K Suresh and Soori will be seen in important roles. The film has a Telugu version, and it has been titled ‘Rayudu’. Both will simultaneously hit the screens, it is learnt.