Actor Ajith Kumarâ€™s new film Valimai, which marks his second collaboration with producer Boney Kapoor, was recently launched and its regular shooting will commence this week.
Ajith and filmmaker H. Vinoth, who have teamed up for courtroom drama Nerkonda Paarvai, are reuniting for Valimai. The genre of the film is still unknown; however, reports have emerged that Ajith will be seen playing a cop after a long time.
Revealing more details about the film, Producer Boney Kapoor on Sunday said, in a recent award function "Valimai shoot will begin on December 13. Ajith plays a cop. It will be a Diwali 2020 release."
While In an earlier interview to DNA, producer Boney Kapoor said that his next film with Ajith will use his passion for speed. "I got to know him closely during the shoot of our Tamil film Nerkonda Paarvai. I was pleasantly surprised to know about his passion for racing and other sports. It was only natural that our next project together is a thriller that uses his passion for speed. I would love to have him in a Hindi film with an action backdrop," he stated.
According to the grapevine, the film will be shot in exotic locations like South Africa, Budapest and the Middle East.
Reports also suggest that Keerthy Suresh has been signed as the leading lady. The rest of the cast and crew are yet to be officially announced, but it has already been confirmed that Yuvan Shankar Raja will compose music while Nirav Shah will crank the camera.
It was rumored that this film will feature SJ Suryah as the antagonist. In a media interaction, Suryah said he will concentrate on acting going forward after the grand reception for his latest film Monster. He also said that he will be very choosy about playing negative role as he has earned a new set of audiences with Monster.