Vijay’s Puli Release Date & Star Cast
Puli Movie Budget
The most-anticipated movie of Vijay, “Puli”, has been in the news for quite some time. It has been touted as the biggest film of Vijay’s career as latest reports suggest that “Puli” belongs to the Rs 100 crore club when it comes to the making budget. According to Behindwoods, the movie is made with a whopping budget of Rs 118 Crore and the team is currently shooting in Thalakonam. The “Puli” team has been shooting for 115 days and will reportedly wrap up in 40 days. Earlier reports stated that the makers of the flick had set aside Rs 5 Crore for the intro song alone. “Puli”, written and directed by Chimbu Devan, is being touted as an action fantasy and Vijay will be seen in dual role, as an artist and a warrior.
Puli Star Cast
Shruti Haasan and Hansika Motwani will play the lead opposite “Ilayathalapathy”. The movie will also mark the return of yesteryear actress Sridevi Kapoor to Tamil cinema. The actress will play the role of a queen and Hansika’s mother. Sridevi’s last Tamil movie was “Naan Adimai Illai” (1986) and her Tamil fans are expecting her to make a marvellous comeback with the Vijay starrer. The movie also has an impressive starcast, which includes Prabhu, Sudeep, Vijayakumar, Thambi Ramaiah, Aadukalam Naren, Joe Malloori, Ajay Rathnam, Sathya, Karunas, Imman Annachi, Robo Shankar, Vidhyulekha Raman, and Jasper.
The film’s soundtrack was scored by Devi Sri Prasad; it was his fourth project starring Vijay after Thirupaachi, Sachein and Villu.
- “Puli Puli”
- “Yendi Yendi”
- “Jingilia Jingilia”
- “Manidha Manidha”
- “Mannavanae Mannavanae”
Release and Distribution
The North and South Arcot Area distribution rights were bought by Sri Thenandal films. Ayngaran International purchased the overseas rights while Thameens purchased the Kerala distribution rights. The Karnataka distribution rights were purchased by Producer and director S. Narayan. The audio rights were bought by Sony Music India. The satellite rights of the film were sold to Sun TV for a record price of Rs 22 crore (US$3.3 million).