Puli is an upcoming Indian Tamil Fantasy film written and directed by Chimbu Deven.The film features Vijay in a dual role alongside an ensemble cast including Shruti Haasan, Hansika Motwani, Sridevi and Sudeep. The Movie is jointly Produced by PT SelvaKumar and Shibu of Thameens films under the banner SKT Studios. Full Cast & Crew
The Music and cinematography is handled by Devi Sri Prasad and Natarajan Subramaniam respectively. After beginning pre-production works in early 2013, the film began it's shoot in November 2014.
There were some rumours regarding Vijay working with director Atlee. The sources close to Vijay confirm that the initial talks indeed had happened between the 'Raja Rani' director Atlee and Ilaiyathalapathy. But, may not have materialized due to various reasons.
The news that is going around in the industry is that Vijay's production house, managed by his manager PT Selvakumar, has confirmed director Chimbu Devan will direct Vijay's 58th film. The advance amount is reported to have been made. This project is expected to commence immediately following the completion of AR Murugadoss big budget movie Kaththi.
The team began filming on 10 November 2014 at the Adityaram Studios on the East Coast Road, Chennai, where a song featuring Vijay and Hansika Motwani was shot in a set replicating a castle put up by art director, Muthuraj. The team then set up base in Pannaiyapuram for a forty five day stint, with hundreds of extras and technicians gathered from neighbouring states.