Chennai,Apr 13 (): Ajith marks his 55th film in the industry with his upcoming project with Gautham Vasudev Menon.
Touted to be an action entertainer where Ajith plays a cop, news is currently doing rounds that the film is titled ‘ Aayiram Thottakkal’. However, formal announcement of Thala 55 title is expected to come out on May 1,when Ajith celebrates his birthday.
Harris Jayaraj is roped in to score music for the film while Anushka Shetty will play the female lead opposite Ajith. Aadhi of ‘Eeram’ fame is said to play a pivotal role in Thala 55 in addition to Arun Vijay.
Shooting for Thala 55 was rolled out on April 11 on East Coast Road in Chennai. Ajith and director Gautham Vasudev Menon were seen sharing a lighter moment in the sets of the untitled film produced by Sri Sathya Sai Movies, the stills of which were released to media. The picture of Ajith in blue jean shirt, sporting a classy clean-shaven look with a trim hair cut is said to have sent his fans into a tizzy. Ajith appears to be in an all-new toned look!
Gautham tweeted about his experience of working with Ajith on his Twitter handle: “Enlightening 2 days of shoot. Feel totally at home. Working with a superstar who treats each & every unit member like family. Feels good.”
Dan Macarthur, the Australian cinematographer of Thala 55 had tweeted that the crew is hard at work for the fans in India and that they are canning some cool action sequences on Monday, April 14.
Thala 55 crew
Costume – Uthra
Stills – Chittu
DOP – Dan Macarthur
Writer – Shreedhar Raghavan
Art – Rajeevan
Thala 55, the debut combo of Ajith and ace director Gautham Vasudev Menon will hit cinema screens this year.