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Goa Schedule Of Sivakarthikeyan’s ‘Doctor’ Shoot Wrapped Up


The makers of Sivakarthikeyan starrer Doctor have announced that they’ve wrapped up the Goa schedule of the film that commenced on Valentine’s day.

The film helmed by Kolamaavu Kokila fame Nelson Dilipkumar is jointly bankrolled under Sivakarthikeyan’s home banner Sivakarthikeyan Productions and Kotapadi J Rajesh’s KJR Studios. This marks the second association of KJR Studios with the actor after their previous Hero.

The makers took to Twitter to announce the news.

The first look poster was unveiled recently on the actor’s birthday. It featured a bespectacled Sivakarthikeyan stylishly seated on a sofa with bloody hands. Surgical scalpels, their blades, penknives, and a bunch of scissors all over with a slightly blood-stained floor also found a place in the poster.

Priyanka Mohan who shot to fame in Telugu with Nani‘s Gang Leader will play the female lead. Apart from the lead pair, Yogi Babu, Archana, Ilavarasu, Kanaa fame Darshan and Kolamaavu Kokila fame Tony will also play significant roles in the film.

Vinay Rai will reportedly play the antagonist in the action-thriller. He was last seen essaying a negative shade in director Mysskin‘s ThupparivaalanAnirudh Ravichander is composing music, Vijay Kartik Kannan will handle the camera, Nirmal will edit and DRK Kiran will helm art. Anbarivu master will choreograph action sequences with Pallavi Singh designing costumes.

Director Nelson had earlier mentioned that the crew would be shooting at Goa and Chennai. “The film will have a perfect mixture of action, thriller, and comedy elements and will not stick to just one genre,” he added.

Speaking about his rapport with Sivakarthikeyan, the director said, “I have known Siva for about twelve years, right from his television days. We always use to talk about working on a film together. Once I completed Kolamaavu Kokila, I tailor-made a script for him and narrated it. He immediately agreed to work on it.”

Doctor which commenced its shoot in December will hit screens in 2020, although the exact date hasn’t been revealed.

Meanwhile, Sivakarthikeyan will also be seen in SK14 titled Ayalaan which recently released its first look poster. Helmed by Indru Netru Naalai fame director R Ravikumar, the film co-stars Rakul Preet Singh. His previous outing Hero is streaming on Amazon Prime. The action-thriller by PS Mithran that spoke of the business of education and destruction of intellectual property saw Sivakarthikeyan playing the role of a superhero.

Read: ‘Hero’ Review: A Well-Imagined, Slow, Not-So-Slick, Homegrown Superhero Story

Watch the trailer of Hero here:

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