A strong rumour mills around Tamil Cinema is that Ajith has signed a contract with the Superstar Rajinikanth’s daughter Aishwarya’s Ocher Studios to do a sequel of Billa under the banner. According to the sources, Ocher will pay a whopping Rs.10 crores as his salary for this project. If our information is true, Ajith is the only actor, who is getting such a huge amount as salary after the Superstar. This film will be directed by none other than the director of Billa -2007, Vishnuvardhan.
According to a source, the successful actor and director have completed the preliminary discussions and will continue the script work after returning from their Cannes trip. Just a couple of weeks ago, Soundarya successfully made a deal with Hollywood giant Warner Brothers to make feature films in all the four South Indian languages and Billa – 2 is the first film in the row.
It is said that Rajinikanth only gave the idea of booking Ajith for this new venture and tipped Ajith-Vishnu combination to make the sequel to Billa. The total budget of the film is Rs.30 crores and this project will be commenced in 2009, after the release of Ajith’s project under Shivaji Productions.