- "So happy to announce my next film," wrote Kajol
- "A heartwarming story that made me instantly say yes," she added
- "Can I hear a 'Yipppeee' please?" Kajol added
Cinema lovers rejoice. Two of the most talented actresses in the country are coming together for a film. Bollywood actress Kajol will soon be seen in a new film directed by actor-filmmaker Revathy Asha Kelunni, known among fans as Revathy. The announcement was made on social media by Kajol herself. Sharing a photo of the two, Kajol said that she could not help but say “yes” when the film came her way. In a note accompanying the image, the actress said, “So happy to announce my next film with the super awesome Revathy directing me called The Last Hurrah. A heartwarming story that made me instantly say, Yes.”
While the fans of the actress needed no nudge to celebrate the good news, Kajol went ahead and wrote, “Can I hear a “Yipppeee” please?” And the first one to congratulate the duo was actress Dia Mirza who commented, “Yippeeeeeee.” Fans and followers dropped heart emojis in response to the news.
Kajol also tagged Blive Productions and Take 23 Studios Production which will be backing the movie, along with a second picture she shared on Twitter.
Kajol last featured in the Netflix film Tribhanga along with Tanvi Azmi and Mithila Palkar. Before that, she was seen opposite her husband Ajay Devgn in Tanhaji. Her work includes several superhits such as Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Gupt: The Hidden Truth, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham…My Name Is Khan, among others.
Revathy Asha Kelunni, on the other hand, is a National Award-winning actor and director. With a tremendous body of work in Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu, Revathy was considered one of the most prolific performers of her generation. She is best known for her role in the films Thalaimurai, Mouna Ragam, Kizhakku Vaasal and Thevar Magan in Tamil. She bagged a National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for Thevar Magan.
In Malayalam, Revathy Asha Kelunni gave her biggest hits including Agnidevan, Advaitham, Devasuram and Kakkothikkavile Appooppan Thaadikal. Revathy made her Bollywood debut in 1991 opposite Salman Khan with Love. Later, she was seen in 2 States and Margarita with a Straw.
As a director, Revathy Asha Kelunni made her debut with Mitr, My Friend for which she won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in English.