After the mammoth success of 'Baahubali', senior Tamil actor Sathyaraj has become nationwide famous as 'Kattappa'. He is now being approached to play not just pivotal characters but also lead roles. Sathyaraj has now been signed to play the lead role in a Tamil film, in which he will romance mallu beauty Amala Paul.
Mohanl Lal and Amala Paul starrer Malayalam hit film 'Laila O Laila' is being remade in Tamil and Sathyaraj has been signed to play the lead role. Amala has been signed to essay his leading lady. It is said to be a quirky love story of an aged man and a young woman.
On the other hand, this is an interesting career move by Amala. She is currently acting alongside Dhanush in 'Vada Chennai'. Amala is also rumored to pair with superstar Rajinikanth in a new film.