Jayam Ravi and Raashi Khanna pair up for a film to be directed by debutante Karthik Thangavel

The yet to be titled will be produced by Sujataa Vijaykumar and will have music by the fast-rising Sam CS while the camera of the film be cranked by Sathya Sooran.

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Jayam Ravi and Raashi Khanna pair up for a film to be directed by debutante Karthik Thangavel

Actor Jayam Ravi is currently working on his upcoming film ‘Tik Tik Tik’ which is said to be India’s first space film. Directed by Shakti SOundar Rajan, ‘Tik Tik Tik’ also stars Nivetha Pethuraj in the other lead role. The film is currently under post-production stage and more than 200 people are working on the VFX works of the film. And while all this is happening, Jayam Ravi has announced his next after ‘Tik Tik Tik’ which will be directed by Karthi Thangavel. The film is yet to be titled and will have Raashi Khanna in the lead role which will be her first time association with Jayam Ravi. Jayam Ravi took to social media and confirmed about his upcoming film in a messasge which read – “Happy to announce my next wit Director Karthik Thangavel @dirkarthi under the production of @theHMMofficial Looking fwd to working with lead actress @RaashiKhanna DOP @sathyaDP music @samcs_music Art @artilayaraja editor @AntonyLRuben @anandjoy006 God bless #JR24.”

The yet to be titled will be produced by Sujataa Vijaykumar and will have music by the fast-rising Sam CS. The camera of the film be cranked by Sathya Sooran while the final cuts will be done by popular editor Ruben. The shooting of the film will most likely begin from January 2018 and the makers are aiming to be released in mid-2018. This film will be the first time for producer Sujataa in Tamil cinema. Jayam Ravi welcomed Sujataa to Tamil film industry and posted a message on Twitter which read – “A very warm welcome to Mrs.Sujata Vijaykumar of @theHMMofficial to the Tamil film industry. May this venture be the first of many more. God bless #womanpower @anandjoy006.”

Jayam Ravi’s upcoming flick, ‘Tik Tik Tik’, also stars actor Vincent Asokan in an important role alongside Jayam Ravi. Speaking about his experience of working on the film, Vincent had recently said, “I am part of the astronaut team that heads to space. For someone who was been part of the film, watching the trailer itself was a different experience for me. The team has put in a lot of effort. Almost 60 per cent of the film showcases what happens in space. So, we had to have that kind of set and equipment to make sure the movie looks convincing. We have tried and shown the zero-gravity atmosphere inside the spaceship and the latest technology that goes into all of this. I think there was nothing lacking in the film.”

Jayam Ravi also has the prestigious project ‘Sangamithra’, a period drama, which is yet to go on floors. ‘Sangamithra’ will have Bollywood actress Disha Patani playing the titular role while Jayam Ravi will be seen playing the other lead role in the film. Speaking about the film, Jayam Ravi had recently said that the idea for Sangamithra was conceived even before Baahubali had happened. “I am actually excited to be part of such a magnum opus venture. The movie has been conceived by Sundar anna much before Baahubali but things have fallen in place only now. I will have to bulk my body , almost double. Since the movie is kind of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, I don’t mind allocating almost one year and a half for the same. Also, it will be released in two parts. From the sets to the creative elements, most of the props are almost ready. I have to get trained in various aspects for the film, which will be taking place in Hyderabad.”

On the other hand, Raashi Khanna has had a great 2017 with a release each in Telugu and Malayalam. Her Telugu film was alongside Tollywood top star Jr NTR, Jai Lava Kusa, which went on to become a huge hit. Raashi Khanna also made her Mollywood debut with Mohanlal starrer ‘Villian’ and received huge appreciation for her performance in the film. “I was really looking forward to the release of Villain. I put in a lot of hard work and I am glad people are noticing basic things like how I synced perfectly with the Malayalam dialogues or that I came across as a Malayalam girl makes me feel wonderful,” Raashi had recently said.

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