The movie is a story that revolves around a gangster group in Madurai. Mohanlal plays the chief and Vijay his ultimate successor. Kajal plays a local Madurai girl and Vijay’s love interest.
Jilla is directed by Nesan. Produced by R B Chaudhary under Super Good Movies, this would be the first time ever Mohanlal will play an in depth role in a Tamil film. Working with Vijay, the two have developed deep brotherly bonding while the making of the film.
Kajal will be seen on screen after a long gap. A special song featuring Scarlett Wilson is being shot. The movie is said to be a January 2014 release, and will be dubbed in Telugu.