Director Shankar who is fresh from the super success of Nanban is very busy with pre-production work on his next film with Vikram, I. However, the ace director took some time out to update fans about the film. He said that the Tamil letter, I stands for beauty, King, guru, astonishment, vulnerability, tenderness etc. V Ravichandran of Aascar Films will be bankrolling I and music is by AR Rahman.
The cast includes Vikram, Amy Jackson, Santhanam, Suresh Gopi and Sivaji Ganesan's elder son, Ramkumar. PC Sriram will be the Director of Photography. Writer duo, SuBa will be doing the script. Mary Vogt who did the costumes in the MIB series will be doing some special designs for I. Peter Ming from China and Anal Arasu will handle stunts. Australian Rising Sun Pictures (RSP) who rocked our world with the Harry Potter series will be doing the VFX under the supervision of Srinivas M Mohan. Art direction is by Muthuraj and editing will be by Antony.
AR Rahman has already completed a song which has lyrics by Kabilan and has been rendered by Vijay Prakash. Shankar said that I is going to be a romantic thriller and contrary to what has been reported it is not about politics or elections. Shooting will begin from mid July. I is clearly off to a good start and we can expect great things from this amazing team.