Tamil actor Vikram shot a special episode for Salman Khan's reality TV show "Bigg Boss 8" for the promotion of his multi-lingual movie "I" on Sunday, 28 December.
"I" is a romantic thriller, which has been made in Tamil and dubbed and released in Hindi, Telugu and many other foreign languages. V Ravichandran has produced the film with a whopping budget of ₹100 crore and Vikram and director Shankar are leaving no stone unturned to make it a big success.
The Hindi version of "I" is slated to release with the original film and Vikram plans to promote the Hindi version on "Bigg Boss 8". Reports suggest that he will launch the trailer of Hindi version on the popular reality show. "The shooting of the episode will take place Sunday on the sets of 'Big Boss'. The film's Hindi trailer will be unveiled on the show," Vikram's manager told IANS.
On Sunday Vikram, who visited the sets of "Bigg Boss 8" for the shooting of the special episode, posted a selfie on his Twitter handle and heaped praises upon actor-turned-host Salman Khan, with whom he shares a good relationship. "EXCLUSIVE ::: Latest pic of #Chiyaan #Vikram at the @BiggBoss House To Shoot For #BiggBoss8 #BB8" he wrote.
"#SalmanKhan is a Close Friend of Mine.He Doesnt need any Story in his Films,His Charizma is Enough. He's a True SUPERSTAR - #Chiyaan #Vikram #I Call @BeingSalmanKhan is Rajnikanth of North India.Not Everyone Can do Wht #SalmanKhan Carries with his Style -#Chiyaan #Vikram #BigBoss8."
Vikram will be seen as a bodybuilder and a disfigured man. Amy Jackson is playing the female lead in the film, which interestingly also features "Bigg Boss 8" contestant Upen Patel in an important role. The ensemble cast of the film also includes Suresh Gopi, Santhanam and Ramkumar Ganesan.
"I", which has been on the floors for over two years, has been shot predominantly in China. The movie boasts AR Rahman's music, PC Sreeram's cinematography, Llewellyn Anthony Gonsalves' editing and V Srinivas Mohan's visual effects. The movie is scheduled for release during Pongal 2015.