Legend Saravanan turns actor, to shoot film in Himalayas, abroad

Legend Saravanan, owner of Saravana Stores, kickstarted his debut film with a puja in Chennai on Sunday. The film, which will be written and helmed by director duo JD and Jerry of Whistle and Ullaasam fame.

Geethika Tiwary will be seen as the female lead, while Prabhu, Vivekh, Vijayakumar, Nasser, Thambi Ramiah, Kaali Venkat, Mayilsamy, Latha, Kovai Sarala and Devi Mahesh will play key roles.

This yet-to-be-titled project will be extensively shot in Pollachi, Chennai, Himalayas and overseas. It is also said that a popular heroine will soon come on board.

The director duo, who debuted with the 1999 Ajith-starrer, Ullasam, last helmed the 2003 crime thriller, Whistle, starring Sherin and Gayathri Raghuram. The film is planned to shot in Chennai, Pollachi, Himalayas, and a few other foreign locations.

Saravanan who goes by the name “Legend” Saravanan, has appeared alongside actors like Tamannaah and Hansika on the television commercials shot for his store, the Saravana Stores. Soon, rumours abounded that the entrepreneur will be making his acting debut on the big screen.

The film will be produced by The Legend New Saravana Stores banner, will have cinematography by Velraj, editing by Ruben, art direction by SS Moorthy, and the dialogues are written by Pattukottai Prabhakar.