Updated: February 15, 2021 7:47:14 pm
Superstar Ajith on Monday expressed his disappointment with fans’ constant demand for the first look of his upcoming film Valimai. Ajith has issued a statement, asking his fans to show patience and also not behave inappropriately at public events over their love for Valimai.
“As announced before, the updates about the film will come out at the right time. And I will work closely with the producer and decide on it. Until then, please have patience,” Ajith said in a statement, tweeted by his spokesperson Suresh Chandra.
“Cinema is just entertainment for you. But for me, it is my profession. My decisions depend on my work and social welfare. Our respect in this society is decided by our actions,” the actor added.
Ajith’s statement came just hours after producer Boney Kapoor requested the fans of Tamil superstar Ajith to be a more patient in the “best interests of the film”.
“Wanakam. Humbled by your love towards our film “Valimai”. Bear with us as we work on presenting the First look soon. It’s in the best interests of the film (sic),” tweeted the producer.
Boney’s tweets come in the backdrop of growing pressure from the fans to share updates of Valimai. The film has been in production for over a year now. The filmmakers have kept details of the film under wraps, making fans desperate. So much so that last week, a video of fans went viral from Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium where they were seen asking England all-rounder Moeen Ali, who is in Chennai for a test tournament, for an update about Valimai. The England cricketer did not understand the strange requests of the fans and simply waved at them in response.
— Boney Kapoor (@BoneyKapoor) February 15, 2021
According to reports, the majority of the shooting was completed today. And the filmmakers just have to shoot a major action set piece in a foreign location. The post-production work on the film will begin soon. Along with the first look, the filmmakers are also expected to announce the release date soon.
— Anand (@anandviswajit) February 13, 2021
Ajith is playing a cop in Valimai, which is helmed by H Vinoth. The director has already delivered a memorable cop film, Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru (2017). Valimai is Vinoth’s second consecutive movie with Ajith and Boney Kapoor after Nerkonda Paarvai, which was the official Tamil remake of Hindi movie Pink.
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