Ajay Devgn's next film 'Maidaan' which is the extraordinary true story of the Golden years of indian Football will feature priyamani who passed her prime. priyamani has acted in over 50 films across all south languages and has won numerous awards including three Filmfare awards in her prolific career. The actress is making a comeback to cinema with Rana's Virataparvam.
Keerthy suresh who was earlier part of the film has been replaced by Priyamani. Keerthy shot for the film for a day. After the shoot, the makers and Keerthy both felt that she looked too young as she had lost a lot of weight since being signed for the film to authentically portray the role of a mother as has been written in the script.
The makers have stayed true and authentic in the way the film is being made by the National award-winning director, amit Ravindernath Sharma, and did not want this to come in the way. Keerthy and the makers came to an amicable decision of her not being a part of the film and to collaborate in the future.