Hyderabad: Superstar Rajinikanth’s daughter and actor Dhanush’s wife, Aishwarya R Dhanush, will be making her directorial debut in Telugu. SubasKaran and Mahaveer Jain from Lyca Productions are bankrolling the untitled project in Telugu.
Aishwarya made her debut with Tamil romantic psychological thriller ‘3’ which starred actors Dhanush and Shruti Haasan. She then went on to direct the acclaimed Tamil heist-black comedy ‘Vai Raja Vai’. Her third film as a director will now be made in Telugu and the makers suggest that the film aims to cater pan-Indian audiences. The Superstar’s daughter, who is also a fitness geek and a yoga enthusiast, frequently posts yoga pictures on her Instagram page.
Film production house Lyca Productions had bankrolled some high-budget films like ‘2.0’ with Rajinikanth and with Akshay Kumar in the past. It is all set to debut in Bollywood with Akshay Kumar’s ‘Ram Setu’, besides bankrolling ‘Good Luck Jerry’ with director Aanand L Rai and actor Jahnvi Kapoor. The banner has been busy producing projects both in Tamil and Hindi. And now, Lyca is all set to make a Telugu debut with a film to be directed by Aishwarya.
Speaking on the project’s announcement, Aishwaryaa expressed her excitement on directing the film that is being backed by Lyca Productions.
“Our collective endeavour will be to bring a much-needed, family entertainer for our pan-India audiences,” she said in a statement. Aashish Singh, the CEO of Lyca Productions said, “We are thrilled to have Aishwarya on board for the first Telugu production. We are confident that this film will captivate and entertain audiences across the country.” Details pertaining to the cast and crew are yet to be disclosed.