Ajith to play a king in next film on Cholas

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After his last film “Yatchan” bombed at the box office, director Vishnuvardhan started preparing for a historical movie. He teamed up with writer Balakumaran to pen the script on a Chola king.

It is said that Ajith Kumar is teaming up with Siruthai Siva for the third time for an actioner. And now there is another rumour that states that Ajith will also be acting in Vishnuvaradhan’s period film. Reportedly, the actor will be playing a king in the film.

A report published in Behindwoods said that the legendary Tamil writer Balakumaran has written the script for the period drama which will be on Chozha kingdom.The write said he has finished with writing the script and now it is up to Vishnuvardhan to choose a hero for the film.

t was earlier reported that Vishnuvardhan was making a movie based on the life and times of Tamil King Raja Raja Chola and was busy doing a lot of research on the subject. He also visited many temples that were under the rule of Cholas, one of the biggest emperors of South India. The construction of the famous Thanjavur temple would be the main plot in the flick.

Ajith and Vishnuvardhan had earlier teamed up in blockbuster “Billa” and hit film “Arrambam.” However, the actor is not new to this genre as he was earlier part of Bollywood period film “Asoka” starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kareena Kapoor. He had played the role of antagonist and won appreciation for his performance in Santosh Sivan’s flick.

Meanwhile, Ajith has to complete a movie with Siruthai Siva before taking up Vishnuvardhan’s film. The project will begin in May 2016 and is likely to be released for Pongal 2017.

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