Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan in his maiden Instagram reside session opened up about his extremely formidable and long-delayed movie, Marudhanayagam. He mentioned to ensure that the movie to take off now the complete script must be reworked.
In an Instagram reside session with actor Vijay Sethupathi and VJ Abhishek Raaja, Haasan was requested about his plans on reviving Marudhanayagam, which was initially launched in early 2000 and by no means took off. The undertaking, which required a price range of over Rs 100 crore on the time of launch, has been mendacity within the cans for almost 20 years resulting from lack of funds.
On the query about the potential of resuming Marudhanayagam, Haasan was quoted by a Cinema Specific report: “The happenings within the script should be modified must be reworked, because it was initially written for a 40-year-old protagonist. Both I’ve to alter the time-frame and re-imagine the proceedings, or I’ve to search out one other appropriate actor to play the function.”
It’s value mentioning that just a few years in the past Lyca Productions was involved in backing Marudhanayagam. “Subaskaran, Chairman of Lyca Group, has instructed me, ‘In case you simply make a cellphone name and say ‘Sure’, we are able to begin Marudhanayagam anytime’. However, the large logistics concerned within the movie so far as the pre-production work is worried is sort of exhaustive. Simply because Subaskaran is prepared to supply the movie doesn’t imply I can mess around along with his funds with out correct planning and execution,” Haasan had mentioned.
In the meantime, Haasan is presently taking pictures for Indian 2, which is presently placed on maintain as a result of Covid-19 pandemic. The movie, which is being bankrolled by Lyca Productions, additionally stars Siddharth, Kajal Aggarwal, Rakul Preet Singh, Bobby Simhaa and Priya Bhavani Shankar in key roles.
The primary poster of Indian 2, which marks the reunion of Shankar after 20 years, was unveiled on the event of Pongal earlier this 12 months. After wrapping up main taking pictures portion in India, the group plans to journey to Taiwan to shoot key scenes of the film.
In February, an accident on the units of Indian 2 left three useless and 10 injured when a crane with heavy-duty mild got here crashing down. Following the accident, the shoot got here to a standstill.
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