Jan 6 , 2014

Vijay and Mohanlal are acting together in Jilla and the film is all set to release on Jan 10. Just before the release here is an interview of Mohanlal .

The reason you accepted Jilla?

The first and foremost reason to accept Jilla was Vijay, then a quality production house like Supergood film. Of course a director like Nesan who chased me down and narrated an interesting script which had a big scope for me.

You are acting as a father for Vijay, don't you think it might affect your hero image?

When you are seeing the film people won't think of so called image, Jilla will be having the braveness and pride of Madurai locality.

Will the film satisfy both Vijay fans and your fans in Tamil Nadu and Kerala respectievely?

Not only Tamil Nadu Vijay is having a huge fan base in Kerala too. Jilla will be a sweet pongal for both the fans.

Your thoughts on Kerala and Tamil fans?

People of Kerala and Tamil Nadu are having same kind of relationship, emotions and culture because of this similarity both Tamil films in Kerala and vice Malayalam films in Tamil Nadu are running well at the box office.

About your relationship with Vijay?

Vijay has became a super star at a very young age but he never expressed any such attitude or tension of being a superstar. Vijay is having many good qualities like punctuality, discipline and hard work , because of possesing such rare qualities he has attained such a big growth. Though at beginning both me and Vijay maintained silence later we started having jovial conversations, now both of us have started visiting each others house and our friendship has developed a lot.

Have you seen Jilla?

Yes, me along with my wife have seen Jilla. My wife is an open minded person and she will always say her honest comments, the good thing is she enjoyed the film and called it super. Many also appreciated the intro song ' Sivanum Sakthiyum Sentha Mass da dance between me and Vijay.

Your are releasing Jilla in Kerala, how big the release is going to be?

Yes, I will be releasing the film in Kerala and we are planning to release it in more than 300 screens. Jilla release date will be another Onam for Kerala people.

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