Chiyaan is keen on his upcoming films and is planning accordingly to join the ace directors such as Hari, Gautham Menon and Dharan to bring back the commercial splash of Saamy.
Vikram is eager to regain his Saamy success, as his recent releases Rajapattai, Thaandavam and David could not win him the commercial success at the Chennai Box Office. Post Shankar’s Ai Vikram will do one film each with directors Gautham Menon and Dharan, latest to join the league is actor’s Saamy director Hari.
Meanwhile, Vikram is busy with Amy Jackson for Shankar directing Ai. Aascar Films banner is producing Vikram’s I that will enjoy the scores of AR Rahman.
Shoots of Shankar’s magnum opus Ai nearing completion and the director is filming the climax scenes for the film with hero Vikram in Chennai.
Amy Jackson is pairing opposite Vikram in Ai after the duo had worked together in Thaandavam. Presently Ai is being shot at a hospital in Kilpauk, Chennai and close sources confirmed this is the climax sequence that will run for about 30 days.
Aascar Films producing I has PC Sreeram’s DOP, AR Rahman’s music, script by Subha and editing by Anthony among technical crew…
Ilayathalapathy Vijay, who is waiting to screen his AR Murugadoss directed Thuppakki pairing opposite with Kajal Agarwal, is reported to start shooting for his forthcoming movie with director AL Vijay in October.
However, no official confirmation is made so far about this untitled venture being filmed by AL Vijay casting Vijay as the protagonist. It is known that Ilayathalapathy’s Thuppakki is facing a title problem issue in the Chennai court and the final judgment is being postponed, which falls today [Aug 7]. Release date of Vijay’s Thuppakki might be announced after the high court discloses the statement.
Meanwhile AL Vijay is busy with the post-production works of Vikram, Anushka, Santhanam, Amy Jackson, Jagapathi babu and Lakshmi Rai starred Thaandavam being made under UTV Motion Pictures banner and the audio album of Thaandavam composed by GV Prakash Kumar will be unveiled on this Aug 15.
Vikram was seen as a dim-witted man but a large-hearted in Deiva Thirumagal directed by AL Vijay and produced by UTV Motion Pictures. But for the latest movie Thaandavam, made by the same team, will show him as a blind but gifted with human echolocation, the ability to detect objects in their environment by sensing echoes from those objects.
Thaandavam trailer was launched on Tuesday (July 31) by Vikram at an event, which was restricted to media and the film unit. The two-minute-plus video claims that the movie is an unusual revenge story. While some believe that it is has resemblances with Japanese movie The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi, the makers of the film have denied it and requested not to come to conclusion before the film release.
The mega-budget project is an action-oriented movie starring Vikram, Anushka Shetty and Amy Jackson. The audio of Thaandavam will hit the stands on August 15 and it will hit the screens on September 28.
Karthi, the actor who is only 6 films old to Tamil film industry has placed himself in the list of Kollywood A-stars, which has Superstar Rajinikanth, Kamal Hassan, Vikram, Ajith, Vijay, Suriya et al.
The actor, who has debuted into film industry in 2007 with Paruthiveeran and won many applauses and awards for his performance in his debutant movie itself, has so far acted in 6 Tamil films namely, Aayirathil Oruvan, Paiyaa, Naan Mahaan Alla, Siruthai, Saguni and a cameo appearance in KV Anand directed Ko.
Karthi is lined up with 3 back to back projects lined up in his kitty, Anushka starring Alex Pandian with director Suraaj, M Rajesh’s All in All Azhagu Raja, Venkat Prabhu directing Biriyani with Richa and has recently signed an ace producer for a remuneration of Rs.14cr, which also makes him join the bandwagon of top starts in the industry.
For the first time in his 20 year career, director Shankar is bringing up a front line Mollywood actor to play an important role in his new film. Yes, Shankar’s new flick ‘I’ will have Mollywood star Suresh Gopi donning a pivotal role. Basically a romantic movie featuring Vikram in the lead, the movie will start its shoot by the 15th of July. A R Rahman is in charge of music while P C Sreeram handles the camera.
Suresh Gopi had earlier been in Tamil for just three movies, including Ajith’s Dhina, and Sharathkumar’s ‘Samasthanam’.
Vikram, Anushka and director A.L. Vijay’s second combo is Thaandavam, after their Deiva Thirumagal acclaimed good reviews from critics. Thaandavam is getting ready to make its presence felt in Andhra Pradesh along with Tamil Nadu.
As we earlier reported viewers, UTV Motion Pictures is producing this commercial action entertainer. Since Vikram enjoys a good fan base in AP, makers decided to release it in the Telugu version too simultaneously along with the Tamil version. Thaandavam has already wrapped up major part of the shooting and is gearing up for release in July.
The shooting of Thaandavam is taking place at a brisk progress and Vikram is playing dual roles in the film. Apart from Anushka, actresses Lakshmi Rai and Amy Jackson are also part of the film providing the ample glamour quotient. The film also casts Jagapathi Babu in a prominent role.