Directed by: R. T. Nesan
Produced by: R. B. Choudary
Written by: R. T. Nesan
Starring: Mohanlal, Vijay, Kajal Aggarwal, Goundamani, Mahat Raghavendra
Music by: D. Imman
Cinematography: R. Ganesh
Editing by: Praveen K. L., N. B. Srikanth
Release date(s): 2014
Jilla is an tamil action movie direction by R T Nesan. The Movie starring with Vijay, Mohan Lal, Mahath, Kajal Agarwal and Soori. The movie is produced by R B Choudry.
Director R. T. Nesan, a former assistant director of M. Raja, described Jilla as a “Madurai-based movie. It was confirmed that Mohanlal had liked the script and accepted the film. Kajal Aggarwal and Poornima Bhagyaraj were also slated to perform in the film. Gautam Kurup was signed up as the second antagonist.
Niveda Thomas said that she would be playing the daughter of Mohanlal’s character and sister of Vijay’s character. Due to clash of dates, cinematographer Natarajan Subramaniam was replaced by R. Ganesh.
During a photoshooting with the main cast, Nesan announced that filming would take place in Madurai, Chennai and Andhra Pradesh, while songs would be filmed overseas.
The opening ceremony for the film was held on March 11, 2013 at R. B. Choudary’s Chennai office. The first schedule of film shooting took off on May 13 in Madurai and Karaikudi with Mohanlal and Poornima Bhagyaraj. Vijay was reported to join by the end of the month, but this didn’t materialise. For the next schedule the film crew shifted to a Chennai-based studio where large sets resembling the city of Madurai were build up for the film.
Vijay’s ‘Jilla’ has been progressing at a brisk pace. The fourth schedule of the film was supposed to start on August 14. However, the shooting got cancelled due to heavy rain. Again it started and now the shooting is going on.