The shooting of the film will commence from January 2018.

Ajiths next with director Siva titled Viswasam
Flix Kollywood Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 16:25

Actor Ajith and director Siruthai Siva are collaborating for the fourth time for 'Thala 58'. The project is going to be bankrolled by Sathya Jyothi Thyagarajan under the banner Sathya Jyothi Films, who also produced Ajith-Siva's last outing Vivegam.

Sai Siddharth of Sathya Jyothi Films had made the official announcement via his Twitter page.

The film has been titled 'Viswasam'. Starting with the letter V, and it coincides the with the sentiment they’ve followed for their earlier collaborations.The shooting of the film will commence from January 2018. Slated for a Deepavali 2018 release, it is believed that it will clash with Vijay-Murugadoss film and Suriya’s next film with director Selvaraghavan at the box-office.

To be made on a relatively low budget to offset the losses incurred on their latest venture Vivegam, Ajith insisted that Siva works with him again on a rural-based script. It is rumoured to be the sequel to Veeram, which was a runaway hit.

A journey which started with Veeram was followed by Vedhalam and Vivegam, Many believed that after the debacle of Vivegam, Ajith and Siva might take a break and work on a different combination.

There were also rumours that Ajith might team up with Vikram Vedha director duo Pushkar-Gayatri next. However, director Pushkar clarified that they’re still scripting their next project, and were pleasantly surprised to hear the rumours about their collaboration with Ajith. They denied the reports,

While the cast and crew are yet to be locked for Thala 58, it has been learnt that composer Yuvan Shankar Raja has been brought on board. Having worked with Devi Sri Prasad in Veeram and with Anirudh Ravichander in his last outings – Vedalam and Vivegam – it will be director’s Siva’s first union with Yuvan.

Yuvan has delivered chartbuster albums for Ajith in the past including memorable ones such as Dheena, Mankatha, Billa, and Arrambam, to name a few. The makers have retained DOP Vetri from Vivegam, and editor Ruben is also said to be on board.

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