Jiiva's 29th movie had been titled Gorilla. It has Tollywood actress and 'Arjun Reddy' fame Shaline Pandey as female lead. It is to be helmed by Don Sandy who had directed the movie Mahabalipuram. RJ Balaji and Yogi Babu have been roped to play the role of comedians.
'Vikram Vedha' musician Sam CS had signed to compose music for this heist comedy thriller. Ruben is set to edit the film while All In Pictures is producing it. Interestingly from the latest sources, we hear first time ever in Kollywood real Chimpanzee is to be featured in the movie.
It is said Samut Prakhan is the place where the chimp was trained. It is the same school that worked on films like hangover and planet of the apes. A trained Chimpanzee plays an important role alongside protagonist and mostly to be shot in Thailand.
The team assures the movie will be entertaining and attracts family audience and children. The movie to commence on floor from Jan 22nd and team had planned to shoot at Bangkok from Feb 2018.
Jiiva's next out Kalalalappu 2 is set as 2018 Pongal release which is directed by Sundar C. It has several star casts including Jai, Shiva, Nikki Galrani, Catherine Tresa and Nadita Swetha. Sathish, Robo Shankar, Vaiyapuri, Manobala, VTV Ganesh and Santhana Bharathi are part of it.