Yenai Nokki Paayum Thotaa, Dhanush's upcoming romantic-action film being directed by Gautham Vasudev Menon, which also features Rana Daggubati in an important role, will be partly shot in Turkey.
The crew will explore some of the most remote places of the
Eurasian country before starting their shooting schedule from this
"The team plans to shoot a few scenes and a song across exotic
locations in Turkey. While the team has already reached Turkey,
Dhanush is expected to join later this week to shoot through the
weekend," a source from the film's unit told IANS.
The movie which stars Megha Akash as its female lead will be
wrapped up by the end of this month or latest by May
AR Rahman, the man who has two Oscars against his name, was
speculated to be the composer of the film. However, the source
denied the hearsay.
"As of now, we haven't finalised on any composer. Talks are
going on with a few music directors and a final decision will be
taken soon," he said.
Jointly bankrolled by P Madan and Gautham Menon, the movie is
slated for release by the end of this year.
Interestingly, there are reports suggesting that Simbu's Achcham
Yenbadhu Madamaiyada will also be shot in Turkey along with
the Dhanush starrer.
Since Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada too, is being helmed
by the Neethaane En Ponvasantham director, remaining
portions of the Simbu starrer will be shot in Turkey while working
on Yenai Nokki Paayum Thotaa, it is said.
While it is rare for a director to work with two top stars from
an industry at the same time, it looks like Gautham Menon will be
working with both such stars at the same time and in the same
Stay tuned for further updates.