The megastar of Kollywood, Thala Ajith, who resumed the shoot of his mega-budget action-entertainer Valimai on October 25 after the lockdown, will be celebrating the festival of lights on the sets of his project. As per the E Times report, a source said, “After film shoots resumed post the lockdown, Ajith started shooting for his portions in Valimai. Pictures from the set have also been doing the rounds on social media, with Ajith sporting a lean look for his role as a cop in it. The second schedule is going on at a brisk speed and they don’t want to break for the festival. So, the team, including Ajith, Kartikeya and Raj Ayyappa, will celebrate Deepavali on the set.”
The source added, “They are shooting for a few action sequences, including a daredevil bike stunt scene by Ajith. Song sequences are also being filmed now. The schedule will be wrapped up by November 19.” The producer of the film, Boney Kapoor, raised our expectations when he earlier told Behindwoods, “Valimai is a full-on commercial film with a lot of action. (The film is also a) family drama, so it has all the ingredients for which Ajith is known for. It will extremely thrilling, adventurous and emotional, and of course, the action is high-octane.”
He added, “The response is tremendous. With the announcement of the title, we had a lot of tweets from fans. Thanks to my wife (late actress Sridevi) that I got this connect with him, and I’m fulfilling her desires. Soon I will be venturing into Telugu, then Malayalam and even Kannada.” The film marks the second collaboration between Thala Ajith, director H. Vinoth and producer Boney Kapoor after Nerkonda Paarvai, which was the official remake of Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu, Angad Bedi and Kirti Kulhari starrer Pink. Valimai also features RX 100 actor Kartikeya Gummakonda as the lead antagonist. So, are you excited for the film? Tweet and let us know @bollywood_life.
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