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Industry is abuzz with the name of the lead actress for the upcoming Ajith movie tentatively called "Thala 56".

After names of actresses Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Hansika Motwani, Shruthi Haasan and Bindu Madhavi did the rounds, the latest addition to the list is actress Nayanthara.

Though Nayanthara's appearance in the movie is yet to be confirmed, Ajith and Nayanathara fans have already started celebrating as the duo has made some successful appearances before also. They have earlier displayed some unparalleled chemistry in movies like "Arrambam" (2013), "Aegan" (2008), "Billa" (2007).

However, Nayanathara is busy with back to back projects and the actress is awaiting release of nearly nine movies in various South Indian languages.

Reports are that the yet untitled movie directed by Siruthai Siva will have two heroines in it and with so many names being added to the list of lead actress, audience are now eagerly waiting for the official confirmation. Ajith's latest release "Yennai Arindhaal" also had two ladies in the lead roles played by Trisha Krishnan and Anushka Shetty.

Meanwhile, rumour has it that the shooting of the movie wil begin on 14 April. Earlier it was reported that Ajith will start the shooting of "Thala 56" soon after the release of "Yennai Arindhaal" but the actor chose to take a break as his wife Shalini was in the last month of pregnancy. The couple was blessed with a baby boy on 2 March.

Siruthai Siva had previously directed Ajith's 2014 movie "Veeram". The music of the upcoming movie is done by young music sensation Anirudh Ravichander.

The movie is reportedly a metro-centric flick where Ajith would be seen in a completely new look. The film is produced by AM Rathnam, who bankrolled the actor's "Arrambam" and "Yennai Arindhaal".