After the debacle of Vivegam, Ajith has pinned high hopes on Viswasam, which was officially launched earlier this year. Touted to be a commercial entertainer. The shooting for the movie is on and originally, the film was planned as Diwali 2018 release. However, it has now been confirmed that it will only hit the screens during Pongal 2019.
Nayanthara roped in to play Thala Ajith's romantic interest in Viswasam. They had earlier worked in hits like Aegan, Billa and Arrambham.
There were reports that she plays the role of a doctor in the film, but sources close to the team has denied the same.
The team is currently camped in Hyderabad for the second schedule where some important portions of the film will be shot in this schedule and the team is moving over to Mumbai where the rest of the portions will be made.
In Viswasam, Ajith and Siva are collaborating for the fourth time after Veeram, Vedalam, and Vivegam. While there were reports surfacing recently that it is a horror flick, sources close to the film have clarified that it will be a complete commercial entertainer with north Chennai as its backdrop. A huge set has already been created for the movie in Hyderabad's Ramoji Film City that will replicate North Chennai.
The project, being bankrolled by Satyajothi Films and the cast includes Vivek, Thambi Ramaiah, Robo Shankar, Yogi Babu and Bose Venkat.The rest of the cast and crew is yet unknown; however, it is rumoured that Shraddha Srinath might have bagged an important role. Viswasam will be made on a much lesser budget than Vivegam, which was a whopping Rs. 120 crore action spectacle.
Initially, it was said that Anirudh Ravichander was teaming up with Ajith and Siva after Vedalam and Vivegam. After considering several composers, director Siruthai Siva has finalised D Imman for this flick. Meanwhile, Imman has already completed composing a few numbers.
(Content provided by Digital Native)