Ritu Varma who shot to fame with shoe-string budget flick Pellichoopulu which has turned to be blockbuster hit will be paired up with Kollywood actor Vikram in Gautham Menon’s Dhruva Natchathiram.

In fact, Anu Emmanuel has been originally roped in to play the leading lady but due to unknown reasons, she has walked out of the project and was subsequently replaced by Ritu. She has even started working on the project.

Earlier Gautham Menon approached Ritu for Tamil remake of Pellichupulu but this offer was fell in the lap of Tamanna. But, Gautham Menon has been in touch with Ritu and when Anu had dates issues, she was offered to play the love interest of Vikram. The first schedule of the film has been wrapped up in Coonor.