Ajith's Venkat Prabhu directed Dhyanidhi Alagiri's Cloud Nine produced Mankatha shooting is going on in Chennai and its suburbs in full swing.
On Diwali day ads of Mankatha ads dominated the newspapers.
Mankatha ads on Diwali day were spot on and catchy Ungalukku Deepavali Vazhthukkal, Engalukku Thala Deepavali Vazhthukkal . Since it is going to be Ajith's 50th film, there was also a 'Thala 50' logo.
Ajith for a change has not been secretive about the project and in fact has gone out of his way to subtly promote the film.
Ajith has been getting a lot of coverage for his famous 'Thalai Biriyani', which he has been making for the unit. Venkat Prabhu and Trisha have been positively tweeting about the film.
A song with a lot of special effects and tuned by Yuvan Shankar Raja was picturised in a Chennai studio on Ajith and Trisha. Scenes featuring the lead pair and Premji Amaran were also shot.
Venkat had also tweeted a photo of Ajith wearing a handcuff locket "Thala and his handcuffs locket!!! Thala means me and my fans are inseparable"