Illayathalapathy Vijay is one of the rare actors, who understands the pain of his producers. The Tamil actor values his filmmakers' money and cares for the every paisa that is invested on his movies, says Chandraprakash Jain, the producer of the Nanban actor's movie Thalaivaa.
Chandra Prakash Jain has claimed that Vijay understands the pain of a producer more than any actor. The actor thoroughly knows what goes into the project and he is conscious of the money. More importantly, Illayathalapathy does not like to waste money on his films.
Recalling an incident, Chandra Prakash Jain said that when the team decided to sit back in Australia when they couldn't get permission to shoot some portion of Thalaivaa and were asked to wait for some more days, Vijay told the producer return to India than staying there.
"I still remember we couldn't get permission to shoot in some part of Australia and were asked to wait for few days. I told the team to sit back and unwind before we could resume shooting. Vijay sir called and told me that everybody should go back to India instead of wasting money. He agreed to stay back because I insisted," a daily quotes the producer as saying. Continue reading the story on the slideshow...
A Month Shoot In Aussie Land
The entire team of Thalaivaa spent nearly a month in Australia shooting important scenes. "How many actors are concerned about the producer's money," asked Chandraprakash, who assumed that Vijay will never work with him.
Producer Grateful To Illayathalapathy
"I have only made two films so far. I was wondering why a superstar like Vijay would even work in my film. I was quite surprised when he called me home one day and said that he would like to do my film," he said.
Trailer Raises The Expectations
Meanwhile, Thalaivaa is getting a lot of attention from audience and media. The impressive trailer and video have raised the expectations on the forthcoming Tamil movie.
Thalaivaa In August
Vijay is cast opposite Amala Paul and Ragini Nandwani in Thalaivaa. It is scheduled to release in August.
Based On Haji Mastan?
Thalaivaa is an action film, which is directed by AL Vijay. The film is set in Mumbai, and is reportedly based on underworld Haji Mastan.