Jaggesh, Ganesh and P Vasu team up for a comedy
Jaggesh talks to CE about the multi-starrer which will go on floors from February and his association with P Vasu
Jaggesh, who is currently busy with his upcoming film, 8mm and his reality show Comedy Khiladigalu, is gearing up to work on his next with P Vasu. The project is likely to go on floors from February. This multi-starrer will also have Ganesh playing the lead, and this will be the first time the two actors will share screen space.
Jaggesh is excited about the photoshoot because it is being done by his wife Parimala's brother Sunder Ramu. He is South India’s top fashion photographer, who has done shoots with superstars such as Rajinikanth and Suriya, among others. The photoshoot with Jaggesh will be done end of this month.
The actor says that this project is more speicial as his association with P Vasu goes back 25 years. "Vasu's father Peethambaram Nair is a top make-up man, who did the make-up for NT Rama Rao and MGR. I always saw him as a fatherly figure and told him that I wished to have make-up done by him for one of the films. The humble person that he is, he came all the way from Chennai to get me ready for Sahasi, in which I played a character role. In fact he blessed me saying that he does make-up for a very few and those few have made history… adding that I too would become a big star some day. My next film happened to be Banda Nan Ganda, in which I played the lead," reminices Jaggesh.
Producer K Suresh suggested the actor's name to the director. Jaggesh says, "I believe that Suresh is a smart producer, and I was happy to learn that he was keen on investing in this film and have me on board."
According to the actor, it was divine will that brought Ganesh on board. "When we listened to the script, we were wondering which talented artiste to rope in. I placed this question in front of the lord and Ganesh's face came to mind. I knew then that he was the right person and called up his wife, Shilpa, and told her about the project. Within hours, I got a call from Ganesh and his wife saying he is happy to be board,” he says, adding, "Ganesh has plans to work with P Vasu on another script as well, which will take off some time later."
Vasu, who has a signature style with his horror and thriller stories, will be working with a hilarious script this time. "Especially the last 20 minutes will have everybody laughing out loud," says Jaggesh.