The shoot of Vijay 61, which is being directed by Atlee, began in the city recently. An official announcement regarding the same was also made on January 31, along with the information that AR Rahman was on board.
The statement issued also mentioned that Jyothika will be a part of the cast, along with Kajal Aggarwal, Samantha and SJ Suryah. Well, turns out Jyotika is not a part of the film.
Here comes an official announcement from the close sources! There was a huge tug of war between the buzzes and rumours on Jyothika stepping out of Vijay 61 due to some unknown reasons. After going through several considerations even including Nayantara, the makers have finally zeroed in Nithya Menen in replacement of Jyothika.
Vijay 61 is directed by Atlee and bankrolled by Sri Thenandal Films with SJ Suryah, Sathyaraj, Satyan and Kovai Sarala performing important roles. AR Rahman is composing music for this film and newcomer G.K. Vishnu is handling cinematography.
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