exit from Shankar directorial I seems to have
become a blessing for Amy Jackson, as the latter has not only
bagged her biggest movie of her career but also got a whopping
paycheck to star in the upcoming film. The buzz is that she has
been paid Rs 75 lakhs to star opposite Vikram.
A leading daily has claimed that Amy Jackson, who met Shankar
during her recent visit to Chennai, has sealed the deal. The
actress has been signed for Rs 75 lakhs, which is the highest ever
paid remuneration for the Madrasapattinam girl. The
bilingual factor made the makers of the film to pay such a huge
amount for the two-film-old actress.
However, the amount given to Amy Jackson is less as compared to
that of what Samantha was offered. The latter had almost sealed the
deal for Rs 1.25 crore to be a part of the Vikram starrer project.
Meanwhile, reports say that Amy, who got Rs 5 lakhs for her first
film, signed Vikram's other project Thaandavam for Rs
I is a romantic-thriller, which has AR Rahman's music,
PC Sriram's cinematography, also features Santhanam, Malayalam
actor Suresh Gopi, Ramkumar (Nadigar Thilakam Sivaji Ganesan's
eldest son) and others. It is produced by Aascar Ravichandran.