In an unprecedented fashion, Ajith's upcoming 'Valimai' has become the actor's only film in recent times to catch major expectations from the fans and audiences as the ardent fans have been yearning for the update from the moviemaker on the state of the movie, the release of the first look poster and teaser. The expectations are brewing to the sequel that the movie has been on the floor for over one year without an update to the fans.
The fans have been going hard against Valimai producer Boney Kapoor for not speaking about the update. They have been demanding him to release the update as the Tamil cinema industry has been gaining normalcy from the COVID-19 lockdown by witnessing a regular release of a movie. Tamil Nadu had seen the release of nearly dozens of movies, but Valimai is far from the sight of the fans and audiences.
Amid the long wait, Boney Kapoor had recently opened up about the movie during an interview with an English magazine. Days after the interview, he has now revealed a major update that the first look of Valimai will be released soon. Taking to Twitter, Boney Kapoor said, "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." His twitter update has been rampantly spread across social media with many fans are liking, commenting, and retweeting his tweet.
Recently, in an interview with Forbes on his acting and upcoming movies, producer Boney Kapoor has shared the update about Ajith's next 'Valimai' during which he asserted that the post-production of the movie will start soon. He said, "The entire filming will be over by February 15, 2021, barring one stunt sequence to be shot overseas. Post-production will start soon. The release date is to be finalized". Through the interview, Boney Kapoor had finally broken his silence and revealed that the entire filming of Valimai will be getting over on February 15, 2021.
Bringing the smile back on their faces, the update has been trending on Twitter with an overwhelming reception across and beyond the borders. With the update, the movie critics believe that 'Valimai' will hit the big screens by this summer. According to Let's OTT Global, Valimai's first look will be unveiled in March 2021. Valimai will be the second outing for Boney Kapoor with Ajith so is for director Vinoth, who directed 'Neerkonda Parvaai' previously that was starred by Ajith.
Produced by Boney Kapoor under the banner of Bayview Projects, Valimai has Ajith in the lead role while Huma Qureshi has been roped in as the female lead and Kartikeya Gummakonda will be playing in the important role. Yuvan Shankar Raja will be composing music for the movie while Nirav Shah will be taking care of cinematography.
Actors Pavel Navageethan, Yogi Babu, Achyuth Kumar, and Sumithra will be playing in the important roles. Gummakonda will be playing the antagonist. Valimai was scheduled to release on 12 November 2020 for the Diwali holidays. However, the film's shoot was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic which affected the release schedule, pushing the fans to wait for more time.
After a long delay, the movie has been nearing the final stage of production. Valimai will be an action thriller and earlier, Boney Kapoor revealed that the movie will be released in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and Hindi. Ajith was last seen in Viswasam that was directed by Siva. The movie was released on January 10, 2019, and Nayanthara, Robo Shankar, Thambi Ramaiah, Yogi Babu, Jagapathi Babu, and Anika had played in important roles.