Genelia to share screen in Vijay's nextMay 25, 2010 NR
Genelia is back in Tamil after the super hit Santosh Subramaniam. Genelia has been roped in to play one of the female leads for Vijay's 52nd film Velayutham. The film will be directed by Jayam Raja and produced by Aascar Ravichandran.
Genelia had previously acted with Vijay in Sachin. Now Velayutham will be Genelia's second film with Vijay. Interestingly another heroine also will be playing the female lead and that is Hansika Motwani. The producers are reportedly planning a grand launch for this movie at Nehru Stadium in June.
With Jayam Raja being a remake expert the buzz is that Velayutham too is a remake of Nagarjuna's Telugu hit Azad (2000), which was inspired from Amitabh Bachchan's 1989 flop Main Azad Hoon. Harris Jayaraj will compose the music for the film. Harris Jayaraj will be scoring music for Vijay's film for the first time.