Sivakarthikeyan plays alien in Ayalaan

Sivakarthikeyan is currently working on his upcoming film with Indru Netru Naalai famed director Ravikumar. The shooting of the film resumed last week after a gap of a few months.

Now, the film has been titled Ayalaan and  Sivakarthikeyan announced it on his Twitter page. Buzz is that the acctor plays an alien in this sci-fi thriller.

“And the title is #Ayalaan👽 #அயலான்👽 His destination is earth and he will meet u sooon👍😊@Ravikumar_Dir @arrahman @24AMSTUDIOS @kjr_studios,” posted Sivakarthikeyan.

The bilingual film reportedly has Hollywood professionals working on it and is being made on a whopping budget with high-end equipment. An Alexa LF camera, which is mainly used in Hollywood films, has been used for the film, making it the first Tamil film to make use of the exceptional camera.

Ayalaan is written and directed by R Ravikumar, who had earlier helmed Indru Netru Naalai (2015), a science-fiction comedy. KJR Studios along with 24AM Studios is bankrolling the forthcoming movie.

Sivakarthikeyan has been trying his luck in different genres. He was earlier seen in Hero, in which he played a masked vigilante who fought corruption. And now, Ayalaan, which seems to deal with otherworldly things, a cinematic space that is seldom visited by Tamil filmmakers.

Also starring Rakul Preet, Yogi Babu, and Karunakaran, Ayalaan has Nirav Shah in charge of cinematography.  Meanwhile, Sivakarthikeyan, who was recently seen in Hero, will have Doctor as his next release. The film is directed by his long-time friend, Nelson Dilipkumar, in whose directorial debut, Kolamavu Kokila, Sivakarthikeyan also debuted as a lyricist with the hit song Kalyana Vayasu.