Samantha, who was supposed to play the female lead had opted out and the buzz is that she has been replaced by Amy Jackson of Madarassapattinam fame.
Now the latest buzz is that Pooja Kumar, who played Kamal Haasan’s wife in Vishwaroopam has been added to the cast of the movie.
Sources say that the movie also features Suresh Gopi, Ramkumar Ganesan, Prakashraj, Santhanam among others in the cast.
Music is by A R Rahman and cinematography is by PC Sreeram.
Sources add that a major portion of the movie would be shot in China.
Shankar is planning to make it a big-budgeted venture. Produced by Aascar V Ravichandran, I will go to floors very soon.