The shoots of Jilla which is being promoted as a mega budget 56th project featuring Illayathalapathy Vijay in the lead, supported by Mollywood’s Mohan Lal (fondly known as Lalettan by his fans), Kajal Agarwal, Poornima Bhagyaraj and a host of other talents is progressing swiftly.
However, a recent occasion made way for the team to take a small break from their marathon shoot schedules which commenced from May 12 in Karaikudi. This day was special as Mollywood’s Lalettan turned 53 on the sets.
Directed by debutante Nesan, this project will see Mohan Lal & Poornima Bhagyaraj essaying an onscreen duo of husband & wife. Incidentally, the duo also made their debut together in Malayalam for director Fazil’s Manjil Virinja Pookal 33 years ago !!!
Happy for her friend Poornima says “Manjil Virinja Pookkal,was a start for both of us, but more importantly I would remember it as a project which saw the birth Malayalam cinemas new superstar.All these years, Lal and I have been good friends and I am so happy that apart from Malayalam cinema, where he is the numero uno star, he is also part of Tamil movies too.”
Now all charged up, the Jilla camp is to continue its shoots to the last week of this month. By the onset of June, Illayathalapathy Vijay awaits to arrive on the sets and meet his crew, where after he is supposed to can his parts for the same.