Why did Sriram Raghavan choose the ‘eccentric duo’ of Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi for Merry Christmas?

The makers of Merry Christmas currently unveiled the authentic posters and additionally introduced the launch date of the film. The Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi starrer is now set to clash with Karan Johar’s motion flick Yodha on December 15. The movie has been shot in each Hindi and Tamil languages. Now, in a latest interaction, the director of the movie Sriram Raghavan has published the important points about the casting manner of his leads Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi.

Sriram Raghavan on casting Katrina and Vijay:
After piquing everyone’s activity with antique fashion posters of Merry Christmas, Sriram Raghavan has now published how he added collectively the unconventional pair of Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi. In an interview with media, the acclaimed director stated that it was once the demand of the story. He said, “When you see the film, you’ll know. The story is such that I simply wanted a very off-beat pairing or casting and I used to be making an attempt a range of mixtures and variations and I took place to meet Vijay at a pageant in Melbourne and I’d viewed some of his films. I simply felt, ‘What if I do this atypical combination’ and it has bought its curiosity value, I hope.”

He additionally delivered that each the lead actors play very fascinating characters in the movie and a large motive to solid them was once additionally due to the fact Katrina and Vijay have now not labored with every different in the previous and will shape a fresh-pairing.

Two unique variations of Merry Christmas:
The filmmaker additionally noted that the movie was once shot concurrently in Hindi and Tamil and will have positive differences. While Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi are main each the versions, the assisting solid will be different. The Andhadhun filmmaker additionally disclosed that he made the 2d model due to the fact he is a Tamilian himself. He added, “I desired to make a Tamil movie additionally because Vijay is a very acclaimed actor in the South and I notion it will be simply exact for us to make two variations of this film. They are commonly the same, ninety five percentage they are the identical however of course, language adjustments and some characters additionally I desired to alternate so that it doesn’t seem like a dubbed film.”

After the launch of the fairly predicted Merry Christmas, Sriram Raghavan is set to group up with legendary actor Dharmendra and Amitabh Bachchan’s grandson Agastya Nanda for Ikkis, which is a biopic on 2d Lieutenant Arun Khetrapal.