The film will be a city-based commercial entertainer and set in foreign locales.

Thala Ajith to shoot his next film in Australia
news Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 10:10

Ajith's next movie currently referred to as "Thala 57" after Vedalam is one of the most anticipated movie of the year. It is produced by Sathya Jyothi Films and will be directed by Siruthai Siva. Actor Ajith has not been working for nearly six months following multiple surgeries, on the knee and shoulder. The actor is in the process of recovering, and should be completely fit in a few weeks.

Anirudh Ravichander, who composed music for Vedalam, will once again work along with the duo. Director Siva's third time collaboration with Ajith and director will soon wrap up the script work and start the pre-production work. The movie is riding high on expectations by Ajith fans. The movie will be launched on May 1, 2016 coinciding with Ajith's 45th birthday. The film’s shooting will commence on Thursday, June 9, 2016, sources said.

The film will be a city-based commercial entertainer and set in foreign locales. 30% of the movie will be shot in India and 70% in foreign locales. The sources said that this film might be extensively shot in Australia. The industry grapevine is that Ajith and Siva are contemplating on choosing a title that starts with the letter V, to coincide with the sentiment they’ve followed for their earlier collaborations.

Siva's first with Ajith was Veeram were filmmaker gave a complete makeover for Ajith as a village man. His next with Ajith was Vedalam which was a revenge drama, in which the actor was seen in a different trendy avatar. This time the director will be showing Ajith in a younger look for this movie, His look will be similar to his blockbuster remake hit Billa sporting a much younger and trendy look. 

Actors Nayantara and Anushka are the front runners for the female lead opposite Ajith, which is still not yet confirmed. Reports also claimed that actor Ajith might play dual role in the movie. The film, will have a huge star cast, and the director is working out on assembling one of the best that the Tamil film industry has ever seen, added sources.

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