Sources say that Aaayirathil Oruvan the super hit film starring fomrer Chief Minister of Tamilnadu, Dr.M.G.Ramachandran and current Chief Minister Dr.J.Jayalalitha that released before 49 years is going to be re-released.
The digitized version of this yesteryear classic is being planned to release at the end of January and the trailer of the same will hit the screens on the Pongal day.
Confirming the news, Chokkalingam, of Divya films who has taken up the project shared his happiness for bringing back the film starring Dr.J.Jayalalitha during the tenure of the actor turned Chief Minister.
Aayirathil Oruvan which marked the first time pairing up of MGR and JJ was shot in 35 MM format. Currently a team is working on converting it into Cinemascope format.
The digitization porcess is being done in a big scale with 5.1 DTS sound being added to the film.
It is to be noted that Divya Films have already tasted success in digitizing old films. They released the digitized version of Nadigar Thilagam Sivaji Ganesan starrer Karnan in 2012 which saw the audience of all generations flocking to theaters.
The digitized version of Aayirathil Ourvan is slated to release simultaneously in Tamilnadu, Kerala and Karnatak.