Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger watched a few scenes from director Shankar’s upcoming Ai and praised actor Vikram’s ability to slip into different roles. Ramesh Babu, brother of producer Aascar Ravichandran, screened the clips to Schwarzenegger.
Speaking to Silverscreen, producer Aascar Ravichandran said that Schwarzenegger – Arnold to most Tamil movie fans – would attend the audio launch of Ai. The extravagant event will take place on September 15, at Nehru Stadium and celebrities from all walks of life will participate. Ai’s trailer will also be unveiled at the launch.
Ai features Vikram and Amy Jackson in lead roles, while Suresh Gopi, Upen Patel and Santhanam form the supporting cast. Directed by Shankar, the movie has music by AR Rahman. Ai was extensively shot in China and will release in about 3000 theatres there. The filmmakers are aiming for a Deepavali release.