In a recent interview to a popular Malayalam daily, Gautham Menon, who is awaiting the release of Ajith's Yennai Arindhaal has opened up about Ilayathalapathy Vijay's Yohan: Adhyayam Ondru. He has also revealed why the project was shelved and his plans to revive it.
When asked why the project was stalled in the first place
Gautham has said Yohan: Adhyayam Ondru is a film that has
London as its backdrop. Since the story takes place in London, I
had initially written a lot of dialogues in English. But Vijay
backed out of the project saying that this film wouldn't appeal to
Talking about reviving the project, Gautham has said the project
has not been shelved and that he will soon start working on the
film once he makes some adjustments in his script. Whether or not
Vijay will be a part of the film is not clear as of now.
Earlier there were reports that Vijay backed out of Yohan:
Adhyayam Ondru as Gautham Menon was reluctant in sharing the
entire story to Vijay. When Vijay lost his cool he requested
Gautham to get back to him whenever he is ready with the full
Now we all know that Gautham is a director who refuses to
divulge everything about the script even when he is working with
top actors. Whether Vijay will adapt himself to Gautham's style of
filmmaking or whether Gautham will opt for a different actor when
he re-starts his work on Yohan: Adhyayam Ondru remains to
be the question of the year.