Sources in the tinsel town say that the veteran director Mani Ratnam had signed up Lakshmi Manchu, daughter of Tollywood star Mohan Babu for his upcoming film. Lakshmi Manchu has acted in several films before and is a producer too.
She has been signed for a prominent role in the film that Mani is to direct, reports sources. However, there is no official confirmation on this yet either from the director or from the actress.
Further, there are rumors that Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor may play the female lead in the film. This news is also not confirmed yet.