There is something wrong with the timing of “Sangamithra” movie. From the day the makers had announced the movie at the Cannes Film Festival this year, there had been major disruptions to the project and had even came close to the edge of getting shelved off, after the lead women Shruthi Hassan decided to walk out of the movie stating that the director lacks proper vision and script.
After struggling to find the replacement of Shruthi Hassan, the director of movie Sundar. C seems to have finalized Disha Patani as the leading lady, who will play the title role as Sangamithra in this multilingual historical drama, which is supposed to give good competition of Baahubali.
A source close to the film unit had shared that, "When Shruthi Hassan walked out of Sangamithra, director Sundar struggled a lot to find the replacement but could not get any suitable substitute. So he had kept “Sangamithra” on the back burner and started directing a small-budget comedy film Kalakalappu 2, while parallely in hunt for the heroine of “Sangamithra”. Recently he met Disha Patani and narrated the story line and the actress requested some time to decide whether she can pull off this kind of story”