The official teaser of Thala Ajith's Vedalam was released at the stroke of midnight (October 8th) and the 45 seconds video has already smashed a certain record, earlier set by American singer Taylor Swift in the video sharing website YouTube.
By amassing a whopping 50,000 likes in just one hour from the time the video was made public, Vedalam teaser has now officially created a new record in the history of YouTube.
Vedalam crossed 50K likes without even breaking a sweat and in the process overtook the record set by Taylor Swift's musical video 'Bad Blood' which had gathered 34K likes in one hour, according to a report.
After 12 hours, the teaser has so far managed to gather an impressive 84,158 likes and close to 7 Lakh views. At this rate, this particular teaser might go on to set several other records in the cyber world.
The movie is all set to be released this Diwali and for all Ajith fans, Vedalam might brighten up the already dazzling festival of lights to unbelievable heights.
Check out the slides below for some interesting facts about Vedalam:
GV Prakash's Loss Is Anirudh's Gain
Initially, the team of Vedalam had planned to rope in GV Prakash to take care of the musical bit of the film. Anirudh was subsequently signed in as Prakash had allotted his dates for Vijay's 59th film.
Kabir Singh's Debut
Vedalam will mark Kabir Singh's debut in Tamil cinema. He was roped in after the makers were extremely impressed by his performance in the Telugu film Jil.
Vidyullekha Raman will be seen in a Ajith film for the second time after Veeram. Reportedly, the actress will be seen in the flash back sequences of Vedalam.
The film will feature 5 songs including the theme music, according to a report. All songs have been penned by Madhan Karky and Viveka.
Raghava Lawrence Does It For Ajith
The title Vedalam had already been registered by Raghava Lawrence. When Siva and his team approached the Kanchana star, he had no hesitations in giving away his title.
It is said that the distribution rights of Vedalam has been completely sold and that the film has done an impressive pre-release business.