Maddy to play Mohammed Ali in his next?

MadhavanWith his versatility in acting, R. Madhavan aka Maddy has won many hearts in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi film fields. It is learnt that Madhavan will be seen as a boxer in his next flick which is being directed by Sudha Kongara, an associate of ace director Manirathnam. The film is titled as ‘Laal”, which is said to be inspired from top boxer Mohammed Ali’s life.

To look young and fit for the role, Madhavan has shed around 15 kilos with extensive training taken in Los Angeles,USA few weeks back. Apparently director Sudha and Madhavan have worked over a year on script and reportedly took inspiration from Mohammad Ali’s life in boxing ring and added few fictions to it. Madhavan was quoted as saying, “I’ve been in LA training and preparing for my part. My entire body structure and body language has changed. I now walk and think like a boxer.”

Besides this, the yesteryear ‘chocolate boy’ is also gearing up for another Hindi film Tanu Weds Manu 2, sequel to previous blockbuster of the actor. Maddy admits that his part in the sequel exactly starts where he left off in the original. Kangana too reprising her own role in the sequel.

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