100% Kadhal

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100% Kadhal
Directed byMM Chandramouli
Produced bySukumar & Bhuvana Chandramouli
Story bySukumar
StarringG. V. Prakash Kumar
Shalini Pandey
Music byG. V. Prakash Kumar
CinematographyGanesh Rajavelu
Edited byMu. Kasi Viswanathan
Production
company
Creative Cinemas NY
NJ Entertainment
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

100% Kadhal (English: 100% Love) is an upcoming Tamil romantic-comedy film directed by Chandramouli, starring G. V. Prakash Kumar, Shalini Pandey and Sathish in the leading roles. A remake of the Telugu film 100% Love (2011), the film began production in October 2017.[1]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

In early May 2017, G. V. Prakash Kumar signed on to appear in the Tamil remake of the Telugu film 100% Love, with the film's original director Sukumar turning producer for the Tamil version. Directed by Chandramouli, the film was revealed to have cinematography by Dudley and music composed by Prakash Kumar himself.[2] For the leading female role of an undergraduate student, the team held discussion with Hindi actress Shraddha Kapoor, but she was not interested in working on the film.[3][4] The team then considered and approached Tamannaah to reprise her leading role from the original film, though she declined the offer.[5] Likewise, Sayyeshaa Saigal also turned down the offer.[6] In early June 2017, the team held discussions with Lavanya Tripathi for the lead role, before finalising Hebah Patel for the role. In a turn of events, Hebah was replaced by Lavanya in late June 2017 as she became available and the makers found her most suitable for "to pull off the look of an undergraduate student".[7][8] In addition to the two lead actors, the cast finalised also included Nassar, Livingston, Ambika and comedians Yogi Babu and Sathish. It was revealed that the film would mostly be shot in London and about ten percent of the film will be shot in India, with production beginning in August 2017 under the title of 100% Kadhal.[9]

The start of the film's first schedule was delayed from August to September 2017 as a result of Lavanya's commitment to a Telugu film directed by Parasuram starring Vijay Devarakonda. Chandramouli had intervened and requested the makers of that film to allow Lavanya to work on 100% Kadhal, following which Lavanya was dropped from the Telugu film despite having shot for several weeks.[10][11] Unhappy with Chandramouli's interference, Lavanya withdrew from 100% Kadhal in mid-September and was replaced by Shalini Pandey, who had previously appeared in the Telugu film Arjun Reddy (2017).[12]

After a promotional shoot held in September 2017, the film began production in Chennai during mid-October 2017.[13] In a turn of events, cinematographer Dudley was replaced by Ganesh Rajavelu, while Mu. Kasi Viswanathan and Thota Tharani handled the editing and art direction respectively. The film completed its shoot in August 2018, and thereafter began post-production work.[14][15]

Soundtrack[edit]

Release[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Will GV Prakash's 4G have 4 heroines?". 14 October 2016.
  2. ^ "GV Prakash signs '100% Love' Tamil remake".
  3. ^ "Will Shraddha Kapoor romance GV Prakash?".
  4. ^ "Shraddha Kapoor could team up with GV Prakash Kumar". 7 May 2017.
  5. ^ "Tamannah to reprise herself in remake — Telugu Movie News — IndiaGlitz".
  6. ^ TOLLYWOOD (12 September 2017). "Lavanya Tripathi out, Shalini Pandey in 100% Love Tamil remake". Archived from the original on 12 October 2017. Retrieved 11 October 2017.
  7. ^ "Hebah teams up with GV Prakash".
  8. ^ "Lavanya to lose weight for 100% Kadhal". 2 July 2017.
  9. ^ "Lavanya Tripathi, not Hebah, is the female lead in 100% Kadhal — Times of India".
  10. ^ "Lavanya Tripathi walks out of 100 percent Love remake".
  11. ^ "Small Confusion! Actress Lost 2 Offers". m.gulte.com.
  12. ^ "Arjun Reddy heroine in 100% Love remake". The Hans India.
  13. ^ "GV Prakash-Shalini Pandey's '100 % Kadhal' Goes On Floors Today". 11 October 2017.
  14. ^ https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/gv-prakash-kumar-s-100-percent-kadhal-shoot-wrapped-86098
  15. ^ http://www.cinemaexpress.com/stories/news/2018/aug/05/its-a-wrap-for-100-percent-kadhal-7296.html

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