Bengaluru: Kollywood fans have been hit with a round of fresh speculation about actor Sai Pallavi, who has been in the limelight recently because of her phenomenal hit Rowdy Baby with Dhanush. According to reports, the actor is dating Tamil director AL Vijay and will be tying the knot soon. 

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The duo had worked together in the 2018 movie Karu. If the rumours are to believed, this will be Vijay's second marriage with a superstar. The director was earlier married to South Indian superstar diva Amala Paul. The couple had tied the knot in 2014 but later got separated in 2017. 


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Now, Vijay has taken upon himself to clear the air about getting married to actor Sai Pallavi. Rubbishing all the rumours, the director has said that she is just a friend. In an interview, Vijay said, "The reports about me and Sai Pallavi are false. She is just a nice friend to me. I don't have plans of getting married now. My only focus is on movies." 

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On the work front, Vijay is gearing up to direct multilingual movie Thalaivi, a biopic of the former Tamil Nadu chief minister, late J Jayalalithaa. The film stars Kangana Ranaut and is likely to have other national award-winning actors such as Samuthirakani and Sai Pallavi in pivotal roles. The Hindi version of Thalaivi is said to be titled as Jaya. Vijay also has two other films in his kitty, Devi 2 and Watchman that are scheduled to release in April.

Sai Pallavi, on the other hand, is working on a few movies including Suriya's NGK. She is also part of an upcoming Malayalam film called Athiran.