UTV's 'Thandavam' Completes 60 Days Shoot in London
London, June 13th, 2012: UTV’s next Tamil release Thandavam has completed a two (2) month long, extensive shooting schedule in London. The film written and directed by Vijay of ‘Madrasapattinam’ and ‘Deivathirumagal’ fame stars ‘Chiyaan’ Vikram, Anushka Shetty, Jagapathi Babu, British Actress Amy Jackson, Lakshmi Rai, Nasser, Santhanam amongst others.
The film crew started its shooting in and around London in the first week of April, and shot some breathtaking scenes in various locations in UK and will be leaving for India on 15th June.
“We are very excited the way the film has turned out so far. We braved the London weather and uninterrupted rain to complete the shoot on time and now we are all set to finish the remaining scenes in India with the entire cast ” says G. Dhananjayan, Chief - South Business, Studios, Disney UTV.
The post production of the film will begin once the unit returns to India and the music launch is scheduled for August. The film is slated to hit theatres worldwide in September.
About the Film:
‘Thandavam’ is an action entertainer in the backdrop of two countries India and United
Kingdom and how an honest officer gets entangled into a conspiracy and his attempts to save the people and country’s honor from the conspirators. After the highly appreciated and commercial hit ‘Deivathirumagal’ in 2011, the team of Vikram-Vijay is back with this film.
The film was shot in Delhi and Chennai for four weeks before shifting to London for this extensive schedule. It was shot in most popular locations of London and the surrounding areas capturing the natural beauty and heritage of this magnificent country. The cast and crew received excellent support from the local authorities of London, which has helped completing the film as planned.
The film’s Cinematography is by Nirav Shah, Music by G.V. Prakash Kumar (A.R. Rahman’s nephew), Lyrics by Na. Muthukumar, Art Direction by Nagu and Editing by Anthony. The film is 25th musical from G.V. Prakash Kumar, who is one of the top music composers of South India today and for Thandavam he has recorded five (5) memorable melody numbers.