On his birthday, Vikram is sweating it out in China

Last Updated: Wed, Apr 17, 2013 13:15 hrs

Southern actor Vikram, who celebrates his 47th birthday on Wednesday, is busy shedding weight in China for his upcoming Tamil romantic-thriller I. He has already lost eight kg for the film, touted to be a Rs 100 crore project, since it went on the floors.

"He (Vikram) has gone to China. Apparently, he wants to lose another five kg for his film. He has already lost eight kg since the film went on the floors. He will return to Chennai soon to start the next leg of shooting for the film," Vikram's agent said.

Directed by Shankar, I also features Suresh Gopi, Amy Jackson, Santhanam, Srinivasan and Ramkumar Ganeshan.

The shooting for the film started in July last year and the first schedule was shot in China. The team filmed crucial fight sequences and a few songs there.

A R Rahman has composed music for the film and cinematography by P C Sreeram. It will be produced by Venu Ravichandran of Aascar Films.

It will be dubbed in Telugu as Manoharudu.

More from Sify: