Saturday, March 03, 2007
Director K.S.Ravikumar has finshed shooting the 8 avatars of Kamal Hassan in the much-awaited film dasavatharam. All thst is left now are the other two getups that Kamal hassan will sport in Dasavathaaram. According to the director, these two characters are totally different from the other 8. So the entire team is getting ready to see Kamal's most stunning getups yet in the film. In an official press release circulated by the PRO Nikil, told that the team would goes to abroad for the final shoot of the film. According to the press release, the film starts with historical background of 12th century A.D. Napoleon plays the role of The Chola King Kulothunga. Kamal plays the an aged Vaishnavite Rangaraja Nambi. Within few minutes, the film jumps to America. Kamal becomes as an excellent scientist. Art director Prabhakaran has created a set like NASA for the scenes related to scientist Kamal Hassan in America. Apart from these two avatars, the director completed the shooting portion of 6 more avatars.
For the first time in his life, Kamal will wear the poonul (cross belt) when he plays the Rangaraja Nambi role. There are 3 heroines acting against the 'Action Avatar' Kamal. The portions featuring Mallika Sherawat, Asin and Jayapradha have already been shot. Two more heroines might be included in the film in the scenes when Kamal plays the remaining yet-to-be-shot parts.'The entire unit has been stunned with Kamals outstanding performance playing all the 8 avatars which have been completed. 2 more avatars are to be shot in some exclusive locations which have already been identified. After the completion of the shoot only, we can fix the release date for this film. I will assure that the Tamil viewers would be proud about the film and Kamal forever' - Director K.S. Ravikumar said in an exciting voice.
The producer of the film, Oscar Ravichandiran came out and spoke to the media for the first time. He will meet the press to announce the final release date of the film by the end of April. . He told, 'I hope that dasavatharam will be reserved a permanent place in Tamil film history forever. Commercially, this film would create many records. I never bother about a films budget. I am happy that I could spare a part of my life and earnings for this film. I'm ready to spend even more to this meaningful project." Sources have said that Ravichandiran spent more than Rs.30 crores to this film as on date. According to the plan that he has chalked out for the film , this film will need Rs.12 crores more on order to complete it.
Himesh Reshammiya has composed all the songs and Vali, Vairamuthu penned the lyrics for the same. There are three different stunt masters used for this film. For the Indian style stunts, they used Kanal Kannan and Thiyagarajan. Joop Katana and Matos designed the thrill scenes for the U.S. portion. Sonnylake, the martial arts expert, also contributes to this film. Kamal Hassan handles the story, screenplay and scripts.