Ajith’s 57th film goes on floors: The upcoming film of Ajith, fondly called Thala 57 by his legion of fans, hit the floors in Chennai today. The actor however did not attend the launch event.
It is said that Ajith will be seen playing an international crime investigative agent. Produced by Sathya Jothi Films, the film directed by Siruthai Siva has music composed by Anirudh with Kabilan Vairamuthu penning the lyrics.
Anushka is likely to play the lead lady opposite Ajith in this film. Kabilan Vairamuthu the younger son of veteran lyricist Vairamuthu has been involved in this project and we have to wait to know whether his role will be limited to lyrics for the songs or he has also taken part in script discussion.
Though the official announcement was getting delayed, the pre-production work on the project is said to have begun a few months ago. The pooja took place at a Sai Baba temple today.
The film is slated for release in January 2017. The makers are planning to commence regular shooting from July 15, and the first schedule has been planned abroad.
The regular shooting was supposed to begin in June but the plans underwent changes for unknown reasons. Rumours are rife that Ajith had suggested some changes in the script, causing delay in the commencement of shooting.