Even as uncertainty looms over the release date of Ilayathalapathy Vijay's Puli, updates regarding the much awaited fantasy flick keep pouring from all corners which doesn't come across as a surprise as Puli is one of the most anticipated Tamil movie of the year.
The latest one is about how the entire team had to brave
themselves while encountering snakes and wild elephants in the
shooting spot of Puli. According to the latest report, if
Vijay had to fight dangerous animals on-screen, others were made to
ward them off of-screen.
In an interview to Times of India, cameraman Natarajan
Subramaniam aka Natty has explained why Puli was a
challenging project, not only to him but to the entire team. "We
would be busy setting up the shoot and suddenly someone would spot
a snake", he has said.
He has also recollected how an elephant made them run for life
when it crossed the shooting spot in the forest. Post these
incidents, it is said that they had to shoot with forest officials
beside them, guaranteeing their safety.
Natty has also requested fans and movie buffs not to compare
Puli with Baahubali as both these
films house two different genres and that their story lines differ
from each other.
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'Anna', 'Thambi' Or 'Nanban'?
Natty has also revealed that, on the sets of Puli,
Vijay would call him 'anna' (elder brother), 'thambi' (younger
brother) or 'nanban' (friend) depending on his mood.
Meanwhile the official trailer of Puli is on the
verge of amassing 100,000 likes and 6 million views in YouTube. It
currently has more than 98K likes and 5.9 million views.
Though the film is expected to hit the big screen on October
1st, sources close to the project have indicated that
Puli might get postponed. It is to be noted that the
release date has not been officially announced yet.
Will Shruti Be A Lucky Charm For Puli?
It is widely believed that Shruti Haasan is fast turning into a
lucky charm in South Indian film industries as most of the films
featuring her goes on to become a success.
The film is all set to be censored today (Sep 15th) by CBFC.
Many fans took to Twitter to wish the entire team of
Puli ahead of their big day.
Along with the censor certificate, the run time of
Puli too is expected to be revealed soon. Stay tuned
for further updates.