A small Pooja ceremony of the film Vijay 61 was held in Chennai recently and the shooting also went on the floors. From early news about the film it is said that the film will be shot in Chennai, North India, US and Europe. The film brings together Vijay with director Atlee after their superhit film Theri. It was announced that the film is being made on a whopping budget of Rs 100 Cr. The production team has already finalized Vijay's Thupakki co-star Kajal Aggarwal as the leading lady. The director has apparently settled for Kajal as he felt that she was the only one with the required skills.
She is besides being very popular also a lucky heroine having starred in Vijay films like Thupakki and Jilla. AR Rahman is the music director. The film also has a stupendous star cast, which includes Samantha, Jyothika, SJ Suryah, Sathyaraj, Vadivelu, and Sathyan. GK Vishnu is the cinematographer, editing by Rubens, art by Muthuraj and stunt Anal Arasu. Producer Sri Thenandal Films has officially announced the news and interestingly, this is their landmark 100th film. Baahubali writer Vijendra Prasad has penned the script, which is touted to be a perfect family entertainer with equal dose of action and romance.