Iru Mughan to reveal the two faces of Vikram

Chiyan Vikram’s sci-fi action pack, Iru Mughan will reveal two hitherto unseen faces of the actor. The movie, which was on the table for such a long time and passed through a development hell, is closing completion with most of the scenes are canned in locations like Malaysia and Chennai. Iru Mughan is written and directed by Anand Shankar of Arima Nambi fame and features Vikram, Nayanthara and Nithya Menen in the lead roles.

Reports suggest the team plans to have a third schedule of the movie in Kashmir. Currently, they are shooting in different locations of Chennai. Iru Mughan is touted as a science fiction thriller with some high voltage action sequences. Reports suggest that Vikram will appear in a double role, playing the protagonist and antagonist at the same time. Nayanthara will play a secret service agent and perform some adrenalin rushing action scenes in the movie.

Director Anand Shankar collaborated with Vikram soon after finishing his flick Arima Nambi. But, some production disputes generated between the makers delayed the movie and Vikram moved on with his next project 10 Endrathukkulle. After some quick reshuffling of the cast list, Anand Shankar started rolling his project in December, 2015. A first look poster was released in January, 2015, which went on to become viral for its curious look.

Anand Shankar’s previous flick Arima Nambi, featuring Vikram Prabhu in the lead role, was hailed as a decent and intelligent action thriller. Reports suggested that Vikram was quite impressed with the young director’s technical and storytelling abilities and nodded to join hands with him. Vikram was in the headlines recently in connection with the National Film Awards, in which he lost the Best Actor Trophy to Amitabh Bachchan, to the surprise of many as his character in Shankar’s I was considered to be eligible for the awards.

Iru Mughan has Harris Jayaraj’s peppy songs and RD Rajasekhar cranks the camera. The supporting cast includes Nasser, Thambi Ramiah, and Karunakaran. The movie, which is produced by Shibu Thameens under the banner SKT Films, is slated for Eid release. The actor will join the action thriller Garuda with director Thiru after wrapping up Iru Mughan. The movie has Kajal Aggarwal in the female lead and Bollywood actor-director Mahesh Manjrekar as the chief antagonist.