Chennai, Feb 26 (): Vijay’s next flick ‘Jilla,’ under the production of RB Chowdhary’s Supergood Films banner, is directed by debutant Nesan and is now all set to start its shooting in May.
The news was confirmed by Malayalam actor Mohanlal. He said that he would be doing a Tamil Movie along with Vijay, which is scheduled to start by May. He added before his shooting with Vijay, he would be doing a Malayalam movie, for which discussions are going on.
Mohanlal has given 20 days call sheet in May for Jilla to complete the first schedule of the film and will join for the second schedule somewhere in August.
Jilla is a Tamil-Malayalam bilingual film. It will be simultaneously shot in Tamil and Malayalam and it will be dubbed in Telugu on release.
The film features Vijay and Kajal Aggarwal in lead roles, while Malayalam superstar Mohanlal plays a very essential character in the movie. Kajal Aggarwal reunites with Vijay after Thuppakki. Nassar and Santhanam are said to be doing supporting roles while Lakshmi Rai is also said to be a part of the cast.
Reports say Mahat Raghavendra, who was introduced to the Tamil industry by Venkat Prabhu with Ajith’s Mankatha, has now been roped in for Vijay’s Jilla. If the news is true, he would be seen as Vijay’s brother in the film.
Following the success of his music in recent films like Kumki, D Imman has been roped in as music composer for Vijay’s Jilla. On the other hand, young lyricist Madhan Karky, who has scored a century with his 100th song written for the film ‘Settai’ with Arya in the lead, also joins hands with D Imman for the first time for Ilayathalapathy Vijay’s ‘Jilla’.
Karky has written lyrics for many of Vijay’s songs and has proved successful with his mass numbers Google Google in Thuppakki and Aska laska in Nanban. Madan Karky has tweeted “Working on a peppy dance number for Jillaa, my first with D Imman.”