The makers of Sivakarthikeyan-starrer Ayalaan has announced its sequel, that will be made on a whopping price. Check out the latest updates
This Pongal, Sivakarthikeyan starrer sci-fi comedy Ayalaan emerged as the festive winner at the box office along with the film receiving raving reviews. Owing to the positive reception, the makers have come with an exciting update! Earlier, actor Sivakarthikeyan in an interview had stated that the makers of the film had been planning to make a sequel. Now, the makers have released a new statement, announcing the sequel of the sci-fi comedy.
In the statement published by VFX company PhantomFX, the makers unveiled that a “massive budget of 50 crores has been allocated just for the VFX works of the project”, promising best quality content. The statement further read that, “As the production gears up for Ayaalan 2, audiences can anticipate the extraordinary visual spectacle that blends the creative brilliance of Sivakarthikeyan and the directorial finesse of R. Ravikumar and the groundbreaking VFX and CGI from PhantomFX.”
The Sivakarthikeyan-starrer, which was out on January 12, had released along with other major releases such as Captain Miller and HanuMan. The film, however, managed to make good numbers at the box office and has collected approximately Rs 91 crore as of day 10. The film is expected to take off during the coming days as well and is on its way to join the Rs 100-crore club soon!
Ayalaan's director, R Ravikumar who made his debut with the 2015 science fiction drama Indru Netru Naalai, has always been fascinated by the underexplored sci-fi genre. In an earlier interview, the director revealed that he wishes to explore more in this genre, due to its vast scope. “I think I have a lot to explore in this field. But at the same time, I have many questions, since it's a complicated genre to film. However, I like trying out things that are generally deemed impossible,” he said.
Elaborating further, the director said, “When something is called difficult, it makes me excited to work on it and make it happen. And moreover, it gives me a lot of scope to try and experiment”.