It's Confirmed: Harris Jayaraj, Arun Vijay to Work in Ajith Kumar-Gautham's 'Thala 55'

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By sangeetha seshagiri | April 16, 2014 2:31 PM EST

Here is some exciting news about Ajith-Gautham Menon's upcoming project "Thala 55" (tentatively titled). [One More Addition to "Thala 55"; Read HERE]

Ajith in "Veeram" (Facebook)

It has now been officially confirmed that music director Harris Jayaraj will be composing songs for Ajth-Gautham film.

Harris had worked with Gautham in all his films starting from "Minnale" till the 2008-release "Varanayam Aayiram." The duo had come up with great albums that turned out to be big hits.

Nearly after six years, Harris and Gautham have reunited for "Thala 55," a big-budget entertainer produced by AM Ratnam.

Both Gautham and Harris have confirmed the news on their twitter handles. The duo has expressed happiness to join hands once again for a big project.

Harris will be composing six songs for the yet-to-be-titled film.

— Gauthamvasudevmenon (@menongautham) April 15, 2014


"Thala 55", touted to be an action thriller, will reportedly have Ajith playing the role of a cop. Anushka Shetty is paired opposite "Thala" (Ajith is fondly referred by this name) for the first time.

Arun Vijay is also playing a pivotal role in the film and the actor himself has confirmed this news.

"Hi all..I apologise for this prolonged silence. YES! I AM ON BOARD!!," he tweeted.

"What more could I have asked for..working with both Gowtham Sir & AJITH Sir at the same time. Really happy to be a part of this super team!," he said.

Arun Vijay is reportedly playing the villain in the film. However, there is no official confirmation on the same. "The role I play in Gowtham sir's project will officially be announced by the director himself...," he added. .

After months of speculations, there has been some clarity about the cast and crew of "Thala 55."

Director: Gautham Vasudev Menon

Producer: AM Ratnam

Cast: Ajith, Anushka, Arun Vijay

Crew:  Harris Jayaraj (Music), Dan Macarthur (Cinematographer), Shreedhar Raghavan (Writer) and Rajeevan (Art)

Details about the film's other cast and crew members are still awaited.


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