The untitled project will also star Sunainaa, Munishkanth, Indumathi, and 50 child artists. Director Mani Ratnam’s assistant Dinesh Selvaraj will helm this project. Incidentally, Shilpa Shetty had played the role of a mermaid in the 1996 film Sahasa Veerudu Sagara Kanya.
Dinesh has previously directed the 2018 action thriller Thuppakki Munai, starring Vikram Prabhu, Hansika Motwani. The filming for the project has started in T Nagar, Chennai where a set costing 50 lakhs has been raised. The portions that will feature underwater sequences will be shot soon in Thiruchendur, Manappad areas.