Ilayathalapathy Vijay's 'Thalapathy 61' shooting has been progressing at a rapid pace. The crew headed by director Atlee has completed three schedules in Chennai and one schedule in Rajasthan. Now the crew will be flying down to Europe for a month-long schedule. Kajal Aggarwal who has paired up with Vijay in this film for the third time will also be joining the crew in Europe.
It is said that they would be filming important scenes there for a month, post which, they would be returning to Chennai in June to complete the last schedule.
According to reliable sources, nearly 50% of the shooting has been completed so far and AR Rahman has completed composing two songs and the audio launch will happen in the month of August. Meanwhile, the first look poster will be unveiled on June 22 to coincide with Vijay‚Äôs birthday.
Bankrolled by Sri Thenandal Films, the movie features Vijay in a triple role, apart from an ensemble cast including Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Nithya Menen, Kajal Aggarwal, Sathyaraj, Vadivelu, Sathyan and Kovai Sarala.
Cinematographer GK Vishnu, art director Muthuraj, editor Anthony Ruben, stunt master Anal Arasu and screenwriter Vijayendra Prasad of Baahubali fame make up the technical crew.
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