Impressed by her performance in Papanasam, Kamal Hassan has roped in Asha Sharath for a pivotal role in his action thriller, Thoongavanam. She will be joining the next schedule of the film.
Asha made her mark with Drishyam, the original of Papanasam. She played a firm police detective in the film, and has reprised her role in the remake. Thoongavanam stars Trisha, Prakash Raj, Sampath and Kishore alongside Kamal Hassan. It is directed by his long time associate Rajesh Selva.