Chennai, Mar 17 ( ): Kollywood is abuzz with news about Ulaga Nayagan Kamal Hassan and Thala Ajith.
Kamal Hassan to offer a triple treat this year!
Ulaga Nayagan Kamal Hassan is gearing up to offer a triple treat to his fans and cinema enthusiasts this year. Sequel to Kamal’s magnum opus Vishwaroopam, ‘Vishwaroopam 2’ is set to hit the cinema screens this summer. Following this is the release of Uthama Villain, directed by Ramesh Arvind and co-produced by Lingusamy’s Thirrupathi Brothers and Kamal.
Kamal would don the grease paint for portraying twin roles in this film –Uttaman, a 8th century folk artist and Manoranjan, a 21st century cinema superstar.
The surprise element is Kamal’s mentor-cum-celebrated director K Balachander will play his real role as mentor to Uttaman in reel too. Oorvashi who made a mark as a comedienne in ‘Michael Madana Kama Rajan’ along with Kamal is set to play Uttaman’s wife.
Other film cast includes Jayaram,Nasser,Pooja Kumar,Andrea,Parvathi Menon and MS Baskar.
While the story and screen play are scripted by Kamal Hassan himself, Ghibran will score music for Uthama Villain.
The third offering from Kamal will be ‘Drishyam’ remake in Tamil in which his live-in partner Gautami is set to play his love interest.
Ajith to don youthful looks
Ajith who has not tried to disguise his salt and pepper look in his last releases Mankatha, Arrambam and Veeram is going in for a full and youthful make over in his upcoming movie with Gautam Vasudev Menon.
Ajith plays a young cop in this film for which he is working out with a physical trainer to shed a few kilos and also colouring his hair to render an all-new youthful look. Gautam Menon said Ajith would sport a hair-do like that of a police officer.
Meantime, news is doing rounds that AR Murugadoss has a script ready for Ajith which he pans to roll after he wraps up the film with Vijay that is currently underway. However,official confirmation on Ajith-ARM combine is awaited.