From the day of Thalaivaa's release issue started in
Tamil Nadu, Vijay was in the limelight, he handled the issue and
cleared all the barricades for movie's release. Amala Paul had also
raised her voice in the issue and tweeted, "Praying along with the
whole unit and Vijay fans that Thalaivaa will hit the big
Apart from Vijay's acting, female lead Amala Paul was equally
appreciated for her performance in the movie. By getting
appreciation for her role and with the success of
Thalaivaa, Amala Paul is on the cloud nine.
Talking about the movie, Amala said, "Everything happened very
quickly in my life. There has been much appreciation and a lot of
work coming my way. It's all been positive and I love the way my
life has suddenly shaped up. I hope it sustains."
Amala also said that initially she liked the script, the role of
a dancer in it who will be an undercover police officer. And also
she was very happy when she got to know that she will be paired
opposite to Ilayathalapathy Vijay.
Amala plays the role of a dancer, who will be the undercover
police officer in Thalaivaa and finally marries Vijay in
the end. Amala proudly says that her role has three dimensions in
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Talking about Vijay, Amala said, "It is a dream come true for
any heroine to work with Vijay. He doesn't mind giving as many
takes if the director wants and never questions."
Learn't Many Things From Vijay
Vijay treated all of us with respect and we all were like one
big family during the shoot, and said that she learned many things
from the actor, mainly dedication.
She Got Enough Space
Amala says her role was well written. Normally in superstar
films, heroines are mere eye-candy and will be there in some
comedy, love scenes and three songs. But she got enough space in
She says her role was a meaty role sans any glamour and there
was no cleavage or midriff shown in any of the songs in
Amala said, "In the first half I play this normal bubbly girl,
but suddenly I had to don this uniform and look serious. I worked
hard on body language and it was challenge."
Thalaivaa Release Controversy
She continued, "It's disheartening that all this happened. But
it was my fans and friends all across the globe who kept me going,
through their opinion and encouragement on Twitter."
Acting With Vijay
She added, "I always like to take up challenges and to match
Vijay was not easy. He was very encouraging and I have to confess
that it was extremely taxing for me. I even sprained my back but we
were able to give the best results."
She said, "I am a secure person. I care only about my work and
films. There are enough films for all of us and I am friendly with