American actress in Malayalam movie

The latest news from Malayalam cinema is that megastar Mammootty will have a heroine from the US in his forthcoming film.

The actress, Linda Arsenio , has acted in Kabir Khan-directed Hindi movie, Kabul Express . Although Linda has not been a part of Hollywood in the US, she has worked in theatre in the New York.

Linda, who plans to carve a career for herself in India, will now play a key cameo as a foreigner in Malayalam film titled �Pazhassi Raja�.

The film, being directed by Hariharan, has script by celebrated writer MT Vasudevan Nair.

The film in which Mammootty plays the title role will have Padmapriya in the female lead role.

Presently, Linda is said to be settled in Chennai. She plans to move her base to Mumbai later this year.