Actor Shantanu is somewhat relieved that his latest film Aayiram Vilakku co-starring veteran actor Sathyaraj and actress Sana Khan has been doing reasonably well at the box-office. Directed by the newly-wed SP Hosimin, the film had been in the making for a long time and finally hit the screens last Friday to a warm response from the public.
Speaking about his experience during the making of the film, Shantanu says, “All of us had put in lots of hard-work….Sana has put her best performance as on date and the romantic sequences between us have come off very well indeed. Both of spent considerable time in learning the local Madurai dialect before the commencement of the film’s shooting schedule.
“It was an unforgettable experience. In today’s changing trend, actors aren’t afraid to star in multi-starrer movies. In an upcoming film of mine titled Amali Duamali, I share the screen-space with actor Nakul. The film world has become highly commercialized and heroes and heroines have no other go but to agree to star in films with more than one hero and one heroine.
“As far as my understanding is concerned, I don’t think the passion for ‘six-pack abs’ among heroes has become passé. Of course, for my role in Aayiram Vilakku, I did indulge in my routine physical exercises but didn’t try to do anything out of the ordinary. I don’t believe in the luck factor and believe that only hard-work can make one’s career in Kollywood,” says Shantanu.