Talented star of tollywood Manchu Lakshmi proved herself as producer and actor in couple of films she starred. She is presently busy with her bilingual ‘Gundello Godari’ apart from a role in RGV’s ‘Department’. She bagged a role in South India’s top director Maniratnam’s project ‘Kadal’ which stars Samantha and top kollywood actor Kartik’s son Gautam. Insiders say she is playing the role of Samantha’s mother in the film. It is learnt that hero Arjun is playing as her husband. Music is scored by AR.Rahman. Rajeev Menon handling Camera. Maniratnam’s Madras Talkies is presenting the flick.