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Tamil actor Ganesh Venkatraman  who had played an important role in the film 'Abhiyum Naanum'  produced by Prakash Raj and directed by Ram Mohan is playing a very crucial role in  Roopa  Iyer directed "Chandra' made in Kannada and Tamil.    Ganesh Venkataraman had also worked with Kamal Hassan in the film "Unnai Pol Oruvan'   Now, Ganesh Venkataraman is playing solo hero's roles in Tamil films and his first Tamil film  ,Panithuli is ready for release where he plays an NRI. The film was extensively shot in the US.

Now, the news is that award winning director Roopa Iyer has drafted him for an important role in her ambitious project  Chandra for which shooting may start sometime in the first week of  July.  Roopa Iyer herself has confirmed this news in a chat with Chitraloka.  Chandra, a bi lingual film to be made in Tamil and Kannada which was launched a few weeks ago in Bengaluru in presence of the film's hero Prem and  the film's heroine Shreya. Roopa Iyer had then spoken about the requirement of another actor in the film.  Perhaps now Ganesh Venaktarman has filled the role. Another welcome addition is that of  Tamil film industry's comedy actor Vivek.

Ganesh is  teaming up with Shriya for the first time as the film's main hero Prem.   It may be recalled that Ganesh had  begun his Kollywood career by teaming up with Trisha in Abhiyum Naanum.

The film will mark Ganesh Venkataraman's  Kannada debut after a number of Telugu films like the prestigous film Damarukam  in his belt as well. The movie deals with the life of a last generation princess played by Shriya and the love story has two heroes.

About selecting Ganesh, award-winning filmmaker Roopa Iyer says,