"To work with two superstars in one film will certainly be very challenging. I need to be highly responsible in my work or else I will be answerable to millions of fans of the actors. I also have to be extremely careful about how I portray them on the screen," Nesan told IANS.
Mohanlal will play Vijay's mentor in the film. "Lal sir will essay a powerful role of Vijay's mentor in the film. Scenes between them will be highly emotional and will be the highlight of the the story," said the first time director.
Why Mohanlal for the film?
"We wanted to try a peculiar combination. I've seen several films of Lal sir over the years and when I approached him, he was interested too. Vijay was also interested to work with him so everything else fell in place," said Nesan.
The film will go on the floors in the second week of May.
"We will start filming from May. We will predominantly shoot in places such as Madurai, Chennai and some locations in Andhra Pradesh, while the songs will be shot abroad. If everything goes well, then we will most likely release the film during Pongal next year," he said. Continue reading on the slideshow...