Finally the wait is over! The trailer of the much-awaited Tamil movie of the year, 'Viswaroopam' (universal form), was released at the 13th IIFA awards in Singapore on Friday in the presence of big stars from the film industry.
The first teaser of the movie has already raised the toll of expectations for the movie. [Read: Actor Kamal Haasan to Make Hollywood Debut]
The film, co-produced and directed by Dr Kamal Haasan, is being made in different languages including Tamil, Telugu and Hindi as well. The Hindi version of the movie was showcased at IIFA awards, while the Tamil version was unveiled on June 6 at the Vijay Awards function in Tamil Nadu.
"Viswaroopam" is reportedly Kamal's biggest project till date.
Meanwhile, the theatrical trailer of the movie promises the audience to look forward to an action extravaganza, with a different storyline/plot set in USA. The trailer shows the first look of the entire star cast in the movie, including Kamal Haasan's different avatars: one as a Kathak dance master and the other as a spy.
But wait; is Kamal a good spy or a bad one in the movie? The trailer shows, one of the leading female stars in the movie mouthing a famous dialogue from one of Kamal's old movie. "Neenga nallavara kettavara? (Are you a good man or bad?), asks the female star.
This question-type dialogue was featured in legendary director Mani Ratnam's movie "Nayagan," which was released in 1987, and still continues to be fresh in the minds of South Indian cinema fans. Kamal, however, this time around answers this decade-old question saying that he is both the villain and the hero.
Kamal holds several identities in the Indian cinema industry as that of an actor, director, producer, singer choreographer, etc. He is known for his quest to excel in the art of movie making and in the past he has delivered many such unique movies in terms of storyline, direction, acting and music as well.
According to the actor, who is popularly called as 'Universal star,' the storyline of 'Viswaroopam' was on his mind for about 7 years.
Indeed, it is one such movie that is expected to create several records. His fans can expect a lot more from the movie.
The movie is expected to be released on June 29 worldwide. The film besides having Kamal in the lead role has Rahul Bose, Andrea Jeremiah, Pooja Kumar, Jaideep Ahlawat, Samrat Chakrabarti, Zarina Wahab and a guest appearance by Shekhar Kapur.