It`s official. Top commercial director Shankar has announced his new big budget film with Vikram titled I for leading producer Aascar Ravichandran.
I with phonetic sound of Tamil alphabet have many meanings like beauty, king, vulnerability, musical notes etc.
I has Vikram, Samantha, Santhanam and Malayalam actor Suresh Gopi in a pivotal role. Legendary Sivaji Ganesan`s son and actor Prabhu`s elder brother producer Ramkumar will be debuting as an actor in an important role.
AR Rahman will be providing music while ace cinematographer PC Sreeram will be the cameraman. Hollywood costume designer Mary Vogt of Men in Black fame will be the costume designer. The action scenes will be choreographed by Peter Ming of China along with Anal Arasu.
Australian company Rising Sun Pictures who were associated with Harry Potter are in charge of the VFX. Srinivas M Mohan is the VFX supervisor and he will also be helped by some Hollywood technicians.
Already AR Rahman has tuned one of the songs written by Kabilan and sung by Vijay Prakash. The dialogue twins Shubha are writing dialogues for a Shankar film for the first time.
I shooting will start in Chennai from July 15.