Yes, you read it right. The next film of Shankar, which has Vikram in the lead role, has been interestingly titled 'I'.
'Aascar Films V Ravichandran proudly presents yet another big budget bonanza from Shankar starring Vikram. Tamil alphabet ‘I’ is the title of the movie,' said a press release.
After producing box office hits like Vaanathai Pola, Anniyan, Ramana and Dasavatharam, Aascar V Ravichandran is now coming with a mega entertainer on an intense grandeur scale.
This film yet again unites two names of international repute, director Shankar and A R Rahman, the release said.
Renowned cameraman P.C.Sriram is part of this handpicked select team of technicians who have etched their names already in the celluloid world.
Star cast of I consists of Vikram and Samantha in the lead and Santhanam as the comedian.
‘I’ means Beauty, King, Guru, Astonishmentand Vulnerability (Softness/gentleness), said the release.
Malayalam superstar Suresh Gopi dons a very special character, that of Vikram's friend. Legendary Chevalier Sivaji Ganesan's eldest son and brother of Prabhu Ganesan, G Ramkumar is enacting a major character in the film.
Other exclusive features: Costume designer of 'Men in black' series Mary Vogt is designing special costumes for this film.
Anal Arasu and Peter Ming of China are incharge of providing daredevil stunts that will be realistically rendered.
Australian company Rising Sun Pictures (RSP) who mesmerized us in the Harry Potter series are in charge of the VFX. Srinivas M Mohan is the VFX supervisor & there are lot of other hollywood technicians from various studios are also involved in the making of this film.
Under A R Rahman's baton, written by Kapilan, a song was recorded recently which was sung by Vijay Prakash.
For the first time the dialogue twins Shuba are writing dialogues for a Shankar film. This film will go on the floor from July 15th 2012 in Chennai. This film is a romantic thriller.