Sathyaraj to act with Shahurukh Khan

Sathyraj seems to be packing his bags off to Bollywood, as the actor has reportedly signed on the dotted lines for a Hindi film.

Titled Chennai Express, the movie to be directed by Rohit Shetty will have top Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone in the lead roles.

‘Sathyaraj will play the father of Deepika Padukone. It is a very meaty role,’ sources say, adding: ‘Director Rohit was thoroughly impressed with Sathyaraj’s performance in Nanban, which is a remake of Hindi hits 3 Idiots and hence roped in him for the role.’

Back home in Kollywood, Sathyaraj is currently doing a slew of projects. Post Nanban, he has become a sought after destination to play character roles.