Ajith had commenced shooting for the official Tamil remake of Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu starrer Pink, last December. Titled Nerkonda Paarvai, the film is Directed by H Vinoth of Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru fame and marks the foray of producer Boney Kapoor into Tamil filmdom.
The shooting of the film commenced earlier this year and took place at Ramoji Filmcity, Hyderabad. It was wrapped and the film has progressed into post-Production stage. The original plan, was to release the film on May 1,to coincide with Ajith's birthday, but the makers have now pushed the film's release and it will hit the screens on August 10.
The film has Adhik Ravichandran, Rangaraj Pandey, Shraddha Srinath, Abhirami Venkatachalam and Andrea Tariang in the star cast with Vidya Balan playing a cameo role. It has music by Yuvan Shankar Raja, While Nirav Shah is the cinematographer.
Vidya Balan, who is making her Kollywood debut with this project, shared via Facebook story, âCongratulations, Boney Kapoor, on the completion of the shoot of your first Tamil film. Glad to be a small part of this special one.â
On his decision to produce a Tamil film, Kapoor said: "Tamil industry has always been special for me. In fact, itâs been a long journey involving Ajith to collaborate for a film, which he took up as a sheer commitment from the time he shared screen space with my wife in âEnglish Vinglishâ. Accordingly, what we both earnestly searched for suitable content that will add a special mileage to our respective works. We are now delighted to have joined hands for âPinkâ."
Ajith's last outing Viswasam directed by Siruthai Siva was a blockbuster hit. The film marked the fourth consecutive collaboration of Siva and Ajith was bankrolled by Arjun Thyagarajan and Sendhil Thyagarajan under the banner Sathya Jyothi Films.
The star cast included Nayanthara, Vivek, Robo Shankar, Thambi Ramaiah, Kovai Sarala, Yogi Babu.
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