IN Entertainment (INE), a part of Hinduja Group, which is presenting Ajith starrer Billa 2 directed by Chakri Toleti, with Wide Angle Creations led by Suresh Balaje and George Pius, as producers has confirmed Yuvan Shankar Raja as the music director of the film.
The press statement quotes Ajith saying: "Development team at INE in Mumbai is currently working on the story and screenplay of Billa 2 with inputs from the director. I am looking forward to be working with Chakri Toleti who, in a short period of less than a fortnight, has brought in the freshness, energy and vigour required for this project. Yuvan is an integral part of the Billa Franchise and all of us are glad to have him on board."
Confirming his association with the film, Yuvan Shanker Raja comments, "I have been looking forward to work with Ajith and Wide Angle Creations. With INE and Chakri on board and dates confirmed, I am delighted to be a part of the Billa franchise and will endeavour to present something unique, which will take the legacy of Billa (2007) further."
Sunir Kheterpal, CEO, INE says, "With Chakri Toleti coming on board to helm directorial reigns of Billa 2, pre-production work has gathered steam. We are currently meeting with key technicians and holding auditions for the remaining cast. We should be able to announce key cast and crew by March 15 and we plan to commence principal photography for the film in the first week of May 2011."