Chennai, May 6 (TruthDive): A formal photo shoot for Vijay’s next project Jilla went on in Chennai with other lead actors of the movie.
Vijay has completed his current project “Thalaivaa” and the actor is getting ready for his next project. On Sunday, May 5th, Vijay joined the team of his new film “Jilla” for a photo shoot session. Mohanlal and Kajal Agarwal were also present on the sets. The reporters in the film unit said the regular shooting of the film is likely to start by May end.
Jilla will be directed by debutant director Nesan and Vijay will be seen portraying a Madurai-based rural character, while Malayalam superstar Mohanlal will play Vijay’s mentor.
The director said the film would be predominantly shot in places such as Madurai, Chennai, and also in Andhra Pradesh, whereas the songs would be shot abroad. He added if all goes well, then they would most likely release the film for next year Pongal.
Kajal plays the love interest of Vijay in the film, while Malayalam actor Mohanlal and yesteryear actress Poornima Bhagyaraj will be seen in pivotal roles. Parota Suri and Mahat Raghavendra are also part of the cast.
Malayalam actress Niveda Thomas will also share screen space with Mohanlal and Vijay. She will play the daughter of Mohanlal and sister of Vijay in Jilla. The actress is currently shooting for another Tamil film, Saraswati Sabatham, where she is paired opposite actor Jai.
Niveda is very excited about her role in Jilla. She said she would be playing a strong-willed girl who influences her brother in a positive way and brings about good changes in his life. She is proud of doing a movie with two of the biggest actors down south in her next Kollywood outing.
Jilla, being produced by R.B. Chowdhary under his home banner Mega Super Good Films, will have music by D. Imman.