Actor jiiva has impressed the Tamil audience with his performance in his films such as Ram, Katradhu Thamizh, Ko, Ee, etc. The actor was racking up many projects some time ago but has now slowed down his pace and has turned his focus to meaningful flicks than numbers. The actor was last seen in the sequel of super hit movie Kalakalappu under the directorial of Sundar. C. The sequel did not fair in the box office as its prequel.
Now, the actor is gearing up for the release of his next flick Gorilla co starring Arjun Reddy fame actress Shalini Pandey in the female lead role. The film is scripted and directed by director Don Sandy, who made his debut in Kollywood with Mahabalipuram. The first look of the film was launched on social media last year in the month of June, while actor and producer Suriya shared the teaser of the flick on his twitter account in the month of September.
Now actor and producer Dhanush has unveiled the trailer of the film on his twitter account. Posting the trailer, the actor wrote, ‘Congrats & good luck to the team of Gorilla, kudos to their efforts, wishing the best to a good human being and friend Jiiva.’ Though there are many highlights in the trailer, from the chemistry between Jiiva and Shalini Pandey to Yogi Babu’s one liners, the biggest attention grabber happens to be the Gorilla’s cuteness. In the trailer the makers have cleverly put to use the recently trending topic contractor Nesamani for its promotions.
The film has an intriguing plot; maybe we could tag it as a fresh script to Tamil cinema. The movie has a Gorilla (Chimpanzee) in the lead role. Yes, you heard that right. The flick is about how a gang of misfits put to use the assistance of a Gorilla to rob a bank, an animal-human heist thriller you can say. A special gorilla which was trained in the famous Samut training academy in Thailand was brought on board to perform in the film.
Initially the thriller heist flick was planned to be released on 17th of May. But due to some unknown reasons the film has been postponed and will hit the screens on 21st of June this year. The actor’s fans who have been putting up with a long wait are very happy with the development of the film and are excited to see their favorite actor on screen again after a long gap.
Apart from jiiva and Shalini Pandey, the flick has comedy sensation Yogi Babu, veteran Radha Ravi, Rajendran and Ramdoss playing various other supporting roles. Comedian Sathish also plays a pivotal role in the film. The musical instruments for the film will be handled by Sam C. S. While R. B. Gurudev will be cranking the camera, Anthony L. Ruben will take care of the editing.
On the work front, actor jiiva is currently busy shooting for his next flick Gypsy.