Puli: means Tiger
Genre: Action/Adventure - Fantasy
Star Cast: Sridevi, Ilayathalapathy Vijay, Sudeep, Shruti Hassan, Hansika Motwani
Director & Writer: Chimbu Deven
Producers: Selvakumar & Shibu K. Thameen
Music Director: Devi Sri Prasad
Budget: Rs. 100 Crores.
Film Development: Started in late 2011
Film Shooting Started: November 2014
Current Shooting Location: Kerala
Climax Shooting Locations: Punjab & Chennai
First Look Release Date: 14th April 2015
Film Release Date: 22nd June 2015
- Puli's development started in late 2011 with different actors being signed for the lead role but then the film got shelved for sometime. Then again development restarted in late 2013 and Vijay was signed this time.
- Sridevi will be playing the role of Queen Meenakshi.
- Puli is expected to be released on Vijay's birthday.
- Story: As per the rumors Puli will have two time periods. The modern era and the ancient times of kings and queens. Ajay will be playing a dual role. His love interests are Shruti Hassan in the modern era and Hansika Motwani in the ancient period. In the modern times it is said that he might be playing a dwarf and some suggested cartoonist. While in the ancient times he will be seen as a commander who tries to impress Queen Meenakshi played by Sridevi who is the mother of Hansika. It was also rumored that Vijay will be playing a cartoonist who will draw characters and these characters will come to life. That must explain the ancient era's presence in the film.
- Post production of the film might take more than 2-3 months as the film requires extensive work of CGI.
- Sridevi charged 5 Rs, Crores for her role in this film.
- Vijay fans are looking forward to the film and Puli's success. They are anticipating it to be Vijay's hat-rick hit and entering the 100 crore club.
So what do you think guys? Are you excited about Puli?