Pyramid Saimira Theatres Limited has purchased the world rights
of Vijay's Azhagiya Tamil Magan (ATM), for a record price. Our
Kollywood sources say that the company has clinched the rights for
the film for an amount of Rs.25 crores, including the theatrical
rights for Tamil Nadu!!
When this correspondent contacted the PRO of the company to
confirm the amount, he refused to divulge anything about the
financial details. However, he confirmed that the company has
purchased the sole rights for the film. If rumours prove to be
correct, it is the highest ever price given for a Vijay film.
Starring Vijay, Shreya, and Namitha, the film is scripted and
directed by Bharathan, an assistant of Dharani. A.R.Rahman has
scored the music for this film, and this is actor Vijay's second
stint after an unsuccessful Udaya.
Bharathan is planning to complete the shoot of ATM by the first
week of September, and the film is expected to be released this