Arnold Schwarzenegger
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Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger who was recently in Chennai for the audio launch of Tamil film, "I", revealed that he desires to work with director Shankar.

Shankar who work wonders with his films especially with the special effect has impressed the "Terminator" series actor, who has even given a title to their film, "King Conan", inspired from the film series "Conan the Barbarian" and "Conan the Destroyer".

"Shankar is a great filmmaker. He comes up with superb special effects in his films. I would love to work with him someday. Let's make 'King Conan', Shankar," Schwarzenegger told IANS.

The audio launch held on Monday evening at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai. Apart from Schwarzenegger, many popular stars marked their presence including Tamil superstar Rajinikanth.

Schwarzenegger, who is a fitness freak and a legendary body builder himself was honoured by the "I" team by organising a body-building act. Additionally, in the "I" film, the lead actor Vikram plays the role of a bodybuilder, who desires to win Mr Tamil Nadu title.

The Hollywood actor will be next seen in the science fiction "Terminator 5" as the lead character. The actor will redeem his robotic role as T-800 terminator, who, despite being a robot is still ageing.

"It's great to see all this talent. It reminds me of my olden days. It's wonderful that Shankar has given them a chance to star in the movie," he said.

"We've just finished filming Terminator 5 and it's coming out next year by the beginning of July. It's nice to be back again as it's the kind of movie that really propelled my career 30 years ago. In a way I'm back to entertainment after my fitness stint and political life as Governor," the action star told NDTV.

"I" film is a Tamil action thriller that stars Vikram and Amy Jackson in lead roles. The film is produced by D Ramesh Babu and Venu Ravichandran under the banner of Aaskar Films.

Music meastro AR Rahman has composed the songs of "I". The film is expected to hit screens during Diwali.