As per speculations, actress Radhika Apte will play superstar Rajnikanth's female interest in his upcoming film by director PA Ranjith. Earlier reports suggested Vidya Balan was chosen for the role.
It is said that source close to the project has confirmed that the actress has been finalised for the role and it will be officially announced soon. Radhika Apte has acted in different languages like Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Bengali and Marathi is currently shooting for an English movie titled 'Parched'.
The 29 year old ventured into Tamil cinema with the 2012 Prakash Raj's 'Dhoni' and later, acted in 'All in All Azhagu Raja' starring Karthi and Kajal Kajal Aggarwal in lead roles. She was then roped in as the female lead in 'Vetri Selvan' last year which was directed by Rudhran. Her latest Tamil film 'Ula', is now in the post production mode.