Shweta Tripathi is all set to make her Tamil film debut in National award-winning writer Raju Murugan's romance drama Mehandi Circus.
The actor who essays the titular character of Mehandi plays a circus performer in the film. For the role Shweta trained with actual circus artistes; professionals from various states out of which one of the performers hailing from the Theni district of Tamil Nadu helped in training Shweta with a risky stunt. The actress also shot with a real circus troupe from Chinnamanur and Madurai in Tamil Nadu named Raja Circus for the film.
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A love story set in the 90s, Mehandi Circus focuses on a relationship between a girl from the troupe and a youngster in Kodaikanal which blossoms when a travelling circus troupe visits Kodaikanal. The film also elaborates on one of the traditions that is extinct in Tamil Nadu.
The film is produced by KE Gnanavel Raja under the Studio Green banner.