Illayathalapathy Vijay's next movie Jilla was launched earlier today (March 11). The film hit the floors at producer RB Choudhary's office in Chennai.
Vijay's father and filmmaker SA Chandrasekhar, actor and the son of RB Choudhary, Jeeva, Mahat Raghavendra, music director Imman and many others were present at the event. However, Malayalam superstar Mohanlal, who was in Bengaluru on Sunday (March 10) to watch the Celebrity Cricket League final, could not arrive to the muhurat function.
Jilla is produced by veteran producer RB Choudhary under his Super Good Films banner. The filmmaker had given first commercial blockbuster film to Vijay in the form of Poove Unnakaga. The movie eventually brought him a stardom in Tamil industry.
Later, they worked in hit films like Thulladha Manamum Thullum and Tiruppachi. Hence, Vijay has given his callsheet to RB Choudhary. However, Vijay is also a good friend of producer's son-actor Jeeva with whom he worked in Shankar's Nanban. Continue reading on the slideshow...
Kajal Aggarwal will be romancing Vijay in Jilla after the success of Thuppakki directed by AR Murugadoss.
The upcoming film will be directed by Nesan, who impressed the actor with one-line story.
It has to be noted that Nesan shares a good rapport with Ilayathalapathy from the days of Velayudham where the director assisted Jayam Raja.
Jilla is said to be an out and out mass masala entertainer. Lakshmi Rai, Santhanam and Nassar are also part of the cast.
D Imman is scoring the tunes and he has has already began work on the songs. He has reportedly roped in Madhan Karky to write lyrics for the film.