Jackie Chan the Hollywood action hero will be in Chennai today (April 24) late evening. Jackie is the star guest at the grand and glitzy audio launch function of Dasavatharam to be held on April 25, Friday evening at the Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai.
Oscar Ravichandran the producer of Dasvatharam is planning to hold a red carpet reception for Jackie, who will be flying in to Chennai in a Singapore Airlines chartered flight. He and his entourage are likely to stay at Taj Coromandel, where the most expensive suite has been booked in his name.
Jackie a close buddy of Oscar Ravichandran, who distributed all his English films in India in the late 80’s and 90’s, made a Chan very popular. In 1990, Ravi erected a 100 foot cut-out of Jackie Chan when his Armour of God-2 was released. It was one of the biggest ever hoarding on Mount Road.
Now Jackie who has said in an interview that Ravi “a crazy fan” made him popular in the India due to his aggressive marketing.