Maverick director Shankar, who is known for erecting rich and expensive sets, has done the same for his forthcoming movie I starring Vikram and Amy Jackson. The Anniyan creator has recreated China in Kodaikanal for the upcoming multilingual flick.
"Many of you had asked me whether we had recreated China in Kodaikanal, and if the budget of the movie is 150 crores. In China we had got permissions for all the locations we wanted and had finished shooting as per our plan. Kodaikanal scenes are entirely different from China portions, and the budget will be less than 100 crores," the director wrote on his website.
Taking about the busy schedule, Shankar claimed, "Oops... Really tired... Shoot went continuously till March 15th. I'm really happy to see that we've completed 2/3rd of the movie including four songs, three action sequences and a lot of scenes which are shot around China, Bangkok, Jodhpur, Kodaikanal, Pollachi and Chennai."
Shankar adds, "The most exciting thing happened is, 'Weta Workshop' of Avatar, Lord of The Rings & Hobbit fame and run by Richard Taylor & Peter Jackson, is taking an important part in our film in the special make up department. Like Stan Winston Studios played a major role in Enthiran, Weta is doing in I." Continue reading on the slideshow...