Kajal and Mahesh in Vikram’s Garuda

Chiyaan Vikram will be seen romancing Kajal Aggarwal for the first time in his upcoming film Garuda. The movie, which is to be directed by Thiru of Theeradha Vilaiyattu Pillai fame, will go on floors from next month. Interestingly, the director has roped in Bollywood actor Mahesh Manjrekar to play the movie’s main antagonist.

Kajal and Vikram in Garuda
Kajal and Vikram in Garuda

In a recent media interaction, Thiru said that Mahesh Manjrekar’s personality was apt for the role. Thiru further added that the multifaceted personality will come to Chennai for the first day of the shooting.

Art director Maya Pandi, who had worked in Kanithan, has erected a huge set of a factory on a 100-acre land near Sriperumbudur for the film. Garuda, which is speculated to be an action thriller, will have its cinematography cranked by Richard M Nathan. A newcomer named Kirinth will compose music, while Silver line Film Factory will bankroll the project.

After completing the film’s first shooting schedule at Sriperumbudur, the team will reportedly move on to locales like Pollachi, Ahmedabad and Lucknow. The team is also working hard to device a brand new look for the Iru Mugan star.

On the other end, Vikram is busy with Anand Shankar’s Iru Mugan, which is being shot now. It is a science-fiction thriller that has Nayantara and Nithya Menen as the female leads.

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