Meena plays saint

Meena, the versatile actress, who has already made her presence felt in most of the South Indian movies is playing a saint in her next.

Titled Thirumalaivasa, it is directed by Uday Bhaskar. The film portrays her as the famous Telugu saint Vengamma. The 17th century saint was an ardent devotee of Lord Venkateshwara and her devotional songs are popular even today.

She was one of the foremost torch-bearers of feminism in India. The movie is produced by K Sekar, T Gopi, E V Subramaniam and V Murali.

The cast includes Saikiran, Sarath Babu, Sudha, Ragini and Ashok Kumar. Maragathamani has scored the music.