Follow us on
 
 
  1. Hindi
  2. Tamil
  3. Telugu
  4. Malayalam
  5. Kannada

'Yogi' speaks out

IndiaGlitz [Monday, September 28, 2009]
Comments

"Life in slums has changed a lot. There are many graduates and IT workers living there. We have chronicled the travails of a youth living in one such Chennai slum in Yogi," says Ameer.

The filmmaker, who is playing the lead role in 'Yogi', directed by Subramaniam Siva of 'Thiruda Thirudi' fame, says: "I am comfortable directing movies. My movies 'Mounam Pesiyadhae', 'Ram' and 'Paruthiveeran' were well-received. But Subramaniam Siva insisted that I do the lead in 'Yogi'. I took it as a challenge. I had rigorous workouts, reduced my weight and followed a strict diet to prepare myself for the role."

Interestingly, 'Yogi' is produced by Ameer's home production Team Works. "We chose to do a movie around Chennai hutments, a hitherto unexplored area. The protagonist Yogeswaran alias Yogi leads a happy-go-lucky life and the events that he comes across in his life make up the story," the filmmaker-actor says.

The biggest challenge that Ameer faced on donning the greasepaint was from the director in him who awoke every time he stood before the camera. "Thankfully Subramaniam Siva took charge. He made me feel at ease and extracted the best out of me," says Ameer. About the delay in the movie's release, he says, "it is no easy task to shoot in various slums of Chennai. We had to wait patiently for several weeks, even to shoot one scene and incurred huge costs. The whole team, however, worked hard. All credit to the technicians who managed to shoot the movie without much hassles. Yuvan Shankar Raja's music is another highlight of the film."

Watch Now - 'Yogi' Press Meet

Watch Now - 'Yogi' Audio Launch




Vettaikkaran waiting for Anushka



Madhumitha Wallpapers:


800*600 | 1024*768

800*600 | 1024*768

800*600 | 1024*768

Related News

 அமீர் கொடுத்த வீரவாள்
 Director Ameer Turns Hero
 Director Ameer to meet the Muslim League
 Ameer to do a cameo in Viswaroopam?
 Vijay wants Ameer to reconsider decision
 Ameer resigns from directors union
 Ameer to direct Vijay?
 Suriya - Ameer team up?
 Anurag invites Bala, Ameer, Sasi to Bollywood
 Ameer & Rajkiran to act together

Other News

 'Anjaan' will make a mark Vidyut
 Rajnikanth 'Lingaa' schedule update
 Vidyut's word of praise on Thala
 Dhanush's dialogue in 'VIP' irks Teachers and Students
 Ace Director Bharathiraja to roll his next
 Aravind Swamy confirms his inclusion in Jayam Ravi film
 Atharvaa joins the six pack club
 Bollywood beckons 'Jilla' actress
 'Sathuranga Vettai' Ishaara Nair's future plans
 'Purampokku' Jail Welcomes All



Copyright 2014 IndiaGlitz. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.





Hindi | Tamil | Telugu | Malayalam | Kannada
Home | Tell a friend | Contact Us | Advertise | Terms | Privacy Policy | RSS/Content Syndication | Submit Showtimes

Copyright © 2014 IndiaGlitz.com. All rights reserved.