Chiyaan Vikram starrer Dhruva Natchathiram has been undergoing a lot of changes since its inception. Earlier it was actress Anu Emmanuel who had to opt out citing date issues and later it was the cinematographer Jomon T John who walked out for similar issues. Pellichoppulu actress Ritu Varma replaced Anu Emmanuel in Dhruva Natchathiram while Santhana Krishnan replaced Jomon T John. Santhana Krishnan is the son of veteran cameraman Ravi K Chandran.
Now we hear that Santhana Krishnan too has been replaced in Dhruva Natchathiram. According to latest reports, Manoj Paramahamsa has replaced Santhana Krishnan in Dhruva Natchathiram and the reasons are unknown yet.
Apparently, Manoj Paramahamsa has joined the unit of Dhruva Natchathiram which is currently being shot in Europe. The unit is currently canning important scenes in the film in this schedule in Europe. News also has it that Manoj Pramahamsa will stay with the unit till the end of the European schedule. Manoj has worked with Gautham Menon in Ye Maaya Chesave which was made simultaneously in Tamil as Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya.
Directed by Gautham Vasudev Menon, Dhruva Natchathiram has seen a lot of changes in its cast and crew. The lead role of Dhruva Natchathiram was originally offered to Suriya and later went to Jayam Ravi before finally Vikram grabbing the offer. Dhruva Natchathiram will be the first time association of Vikram and Gautham Menon.
Touted to be the biggest film in the career of Gautham Menon, Dhruva Natchathiram also features Aishwarya Rajesh as one of the leading ladies. Actor-filmmaker Parthiepan is also part if this huge cast and plays an important role.