Lucknow-born-Mumbai-based Tamil actor Shiva Prakash started shooting some action scenes for the Manees Singh film “Welcome to Chennai", directed by V Ganesha Reddy, according to a media report by IndyaWire.com. The film which is produced under the banner of Vrindaavan Films, also stars Nisha Parikh, Mahek Singh and Shree Dham along with four others.
The film is produced by Manees Singh and directed by V Ganesha Reddy, news portal IndyaWire.com reported today. The film being produced under the Vrindaavan Films banner also stars Mahek Singh and Marathi mulgi from Pune, Shree Dham in the main lead.
According to Manees Singh, the film Welcome to Chennai is a comedy film and is the story of a 22-year-old college youth born in North India who shifts to Chennai for work after completing his post-graduation. In Chennai he falls in love with a co-worker, but is confronted by a gang of ruffians, who give him a hard time. “As Shiva Prakash has been brought up in North India, we found him suitable for the film. The film is expected to go on floor in mid-September,” Singh said.
Co-incidently, Shiva Prakash who is a fitness freak, action hero and body-building fan and another Lucknow model Mahek Singh were also selected as finalists for the ongoing North Indian King & Queen. Another well-known model Arshi Khan was also selected as a finalist for the North Indian Queen and Mahek Singh was selected for the North Indian Princess category.