After the blockbuster success of Viswasam which proved Thala Ajith’s stronghold at the box office grossing more than 180 crores worldwide, fans have been looking forward to the actor’s next – the official remake of the Bollywood thriller Pink. Ajith will be reprising the role played by Amitabh Bachchan in the original. In a surprise announcement on Monday night, the makers put out the first look poster of the film, which has been titled Nerkonda Paarvai.
Ajith in his lawyer suit is the center of attraction in the poster, which also has space for the film’s three girls. Designed with simple intent, it gives a clear idea of what the film is all about. With many speculations making the rounds over the past few days, this comes as a pleasant surprise as not many would have expected such a deep and powerful Tamil title for the film.
The shoot for the film is now progressing at a brisk pace at the Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad. According to a source from the unit, Ajith has been finishing his portions at a breakneck speed, reciting long dialogues in single takes. Nerkonda Paarvai is expected to bring out another facet of the actor, who has been largely seen in action-oriented roles at this stage of his career. Right at the start of shoot, the makers had announced that the film would hit the screens on the 1st of May, coinciding with Ajith’s birthday.
Directed by H Vinoth of Theeran: Adhigaram Ondru fame, the film stars Ajith, Vidya Balan, Shraddha Shrinath, Andrea Tariang, Abirami Venkatachalam, Adhik Ravichandran and others. Nirav Shah has been handling the camera while Yuvan Shankar Raja takes care of the music. The film is bankrolled by Boney Kapoor for his banner Bayview Projects.