Chennai, Aug 14 (): Actress Jyotika, wife of actor Suriya, is all set to make her comeback in Tamil film industry after a gap of ten years, in the remake of the Malayalam film, How Old Are You.
In this remake movie, Jyotika will essay the role played by popular Mollywood actress Manju Warrier. Incidentally, How Old Are You was the comeback movie for Manju, who returned to silver screen after a 15-year break from films.
Recently, Suriya launched his own production company 2D Entertainments and the first production under the company is directed by Pandiraj and is already on the way. An official press release that came from the production company had confirmed that the banner has attained the remake rights of the critically praised Malyalam film ‘How Old Are You?’.
Rosshan Andrews, the maker of How Old Are You, is directing the Tamil version also. Jyotika was impressed with the storyline. The story has a female-oriented script and so, Jyotika feels that the script would be perfect to make a comeback as it has a message of woman empowerment.
Jyothika remained as one of the top heroines in the late 1990s and early 2000s and she is known for hit movies like Kaakha Kaakha, Manmadhan, Vettaiyaadu Vilayadu and Tenali. She was last seen in a Tamil film Manikanda in 2007.
Jyothika bid adieu to acting after her wedding with actor Suriya in 2006. She gave birth to a girl child in 2007, who the couple named Diya and three years later, the star couple were blessed with a boy, Dev.
After giving birth to two kids, Jyotika has been offered various projects frequently. Though she got many film offers, she did not accept any of them as she did not find them convincing enough. But she has agreed to do this role since she has liked the script very much, which carries a social message about women’s empowerment.