Ilayathalapathy Vijay's "Theri" is in the final stages of post-production work. The makers are now getting ready to submit the final copy of the Tamil flick to the regional censor board for certification
The makers are likely to send the movie to the board Monday, March 28, reports Indiaglitz. They are hoping the film will get a "U" certificate from the board, which will comes with the big advantage of 30 percent entertainment tax exemption.
In Tamil Nadu, the state government provides entertainment tax exemption to films that promote Tamil culture and get a "U" certificate from the regional censor board.
So far, the makers of "Theri" have projected the movie as a family entertainer with mass-entertainment elements. Hence, it is believed the movie will get a "U" certificate.
Atlee Kumar-directed "Theri" is billed as an action thriller in which Vijay has donned multiple avatars. He has paired up with leading heroines like Samantha, who had romanced the actor in the blockbuster "Kaththi," and Amy Jackson.
Popular actress Meena's daughter Baby Nainika has played an important role in "Theri," which has Prabhu, Raadhika Sarathkumar, Mahendran, KS Ravikumar, Santhanam, Rajendran and others in supporting roles.
GV Prakash Kumar has scored the music, George C Williams has handled the cinematography and Anthony L Ruben has edited the forthcoming film, which will hit the screens April 14, to coincide with Tamil New Year.
Meanwhile, the trailer of "Theri," which was released March 20, has inching towards the six-million-view mark on YouTube. It has got above 200,000 likes and 17,000 dislikes.