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Director Hari Gopalakrishnan: Rekha Couldn't Accommodate Dates for Poojai

  | May 31, 2014 13:48 IST (Chennai)
Gemini Ganeshan

Rekha made her cinematic debut with Telugu film Rangula Ratnam.

Director Hari Gopalakrishnan has confirmed that he approached yesteryear actress Rekha for a role in his upcoming Tamil actioner Poojai, starring Vishal Krishna. But she wasn't signed on as she couldn't accommodate dates for the project.

Director Hari Gopalakrishnan has confirmed that he approached yesteryear actress Rekha for a role in his upcoming Tamil actioner Poojai, starring Vishal Krishna. But she wasn't signed on as she couldn't accommodate dates for the project.
"I wanted Rekha madam to play Vishal's mother. We wanted her to shoot with us for a few days but since she was extremely busy with prior commitments, we couldn't sign her on," Hari told IANS. (Also read:Am Glad I Became an Actress: Rekha )
Instead of Rekha, Hari has roped in Tamil actress Radhika for the same role.

Rekha, who is a south Indian by birth, is the daughter of late legendary Tamil actor Gemini Ganeshan. She made her cinematic debut with Telugu film Rangula Ratnam. (Also read:Akshay, Rekha best dressed in film industry:Deepika Padukone)
Poojai, which is currently on floors in Coimbatore, features Shruti Haasan as a female lead.


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