Actor Jiiva is on a signing spree. After being in the news for signing back-to-back movies, the latest update is that the Kalakalappu 2 actor has greenlit a new project. After Gorilla, Jiiva will be teaming up with the critically acclaimed director Raju Murugan for a political satire, titled Gypsy.
“Happy to announce my association with Director #Rajumurugan movie titled #Gypsy produced by #OlympiaMovies S.Ambethkumar. (sic)”, wrote Jiiva on his Twitter page.
Raju Murugan has earlier directed Cuckoo and Joker, both of which won praises from audience and critics alike. His last release Joker won several awards, including the National Award for best film. Unlike his previous films, the upcoming movie Gypsy is touted to be a large scale commercial film, set in the backdrop of social issues.
Produced by S Ambedkumar of Olympia Movies, known for producing hit films like Desingu Raja and Manam Kothi Paravai, the movie will be shot at various places across the country. The pre-production work has begun now. Stay tuned for further updates on the movie.
Meanwhile, Jiiva has started shooting for his upcoming heist comedy entertainer, Gorilla directed by Don Sandy. Starring Shalini Pandey in the female lead, the movie also features a trained chimpanzee in an important role. The movie’s shoot begun recently with a customary Pooja attended by its cast and crew.
From the movie’s title logo video, we presume that the movie is likely to deal with money and smuggling.
Sam CS of Vikram Vedha takes care of the music for the film which is produced by Vijayaraghavendra. Anthony L. Ruben handles the editing department. More details on the project are expected to be announced soon.
Jiiva is also awaiting the release of Kee and Kalakalappu 2, both slated to hit the big screens on February 9.