The shooting of Ajith-Gautham Menon's "Thala 55" (tentatively titled) is all set to kick off on Friday (11 April).
Fans have been eagerly waiting for the film as it is the first project in Ajith and Gautham's association.
While Ajith will be the male lead, Anushka Shetty will reportedly play the heroine opposite "Thala."
Details about the film's cast and crew are yet to be revealed by the film's makers. However, Dan MacArthur from Australia is confirmed to be a part of the project and will be handling the cinematography for "Thala 55." Macarthur has given us an idea as to what will be the genre of "Thala 55." The cinematographer has revealed that the Ajith starrer will be an "action packed cool movie."
Meeting with the director soon to get the film started. Going to be a very action packed cool movie. Can't wait
— Dan Macarthur (@danmac711) April 10, 2014
Gautham is considered as the master of stylish action flicks. On the other hand, Ajith has rocked in stylish looks in films such as "Billa," "Billa 2", "Asal" and "Mankatha." With the actor-director teaming up for a project, expectations have hit fever pitch.
Besides fans, Tamil film industry people are also waiting to see the final product of "Thala 55." They have also sent their best wishes to the team, which will commence the film's shooting from today (11 April).
Wishing thala 55 team great success...ajith sir..anushka..gvm...amrathnam sir....all thebest...sai sai
— siva+director (@directorsiva) April 10, 2014
The untitled Ajith film will be produced by AM Ratnam. There has been a big buzz that Harris Jayaraj will be composing the songs for "Thala 55." However, an official announcement regarding the music director and other cast, crew members are expected soon.
(Edited by Vanilla Sharma)