It was earlier announced Ajith’s Viswasam, directed by Siva, would hit the screens for Deepavali. However now, reports claim the movie would be released for Pongal 2019.
The film was previously announced as a Diwali release but due to the delay in the commencement of the shoot, the producers have shifted the theatrical release plans to Pongal 2019, the reports said.
The much-awaited film went on the floors in Hyderabad in May and the makers have reportedly completed 40 per cent of the shoot.
Nayanthara plays the romantic interest of Ajith and Imman is composing the music for the film which also has Thambi Ramaiah, Yogi Babu, Vivek, Bose Venkat and Ramesh Tilak in pivotal characters.
Recently, actress Kovai Sarala too came on board for the project. Produced by Sathya Jyothi Films, the film reportedly Ajith in more than one getup.
Touted to be a mass action entertainer, major portions of the film will be only shot in India and the team might shoot a couple of songs in foreign locales.
Two songs in Viswasam, with Ajith and Nayanthara, have been shot in Hyderabad under the choreography of Brinda master. Speaking to the media recently, Brinda stated that she has completed a mass track and a montage song featuring Ajith in Viswasam.