lucky winners of the Behindwoods.com Madarasapattinam
contest were shown the film at Four Frames Preview
Theatre in Chennai. It was evident after the show
that all those present thoroughly enjoyed the film.
Madarasapattinam’s director Vijay, music director
GV Prakash and actor Balaji interacted with the audience
soon after the show. Team Behindwoods.com gave all
three a floral welcome.
To a question from the audience on why he chose Arya
to play the role, Vijay jocularly remarked that it
was Arya who chose him.
On how he chose Amy Jackson for the role, Vijay said
that she had won the Teen Miss World contest and had
sent in her details to him. He later went to London
to sign her up.
GV Prakash’s music for Madarasapattinam was
well-appreciated by the audience. Vijay requested
that GV Prakash should refrain from working in the
nights and opt for a working time that would suit
all involved in a film.
One of the audience said that he never got emotional
while watching a film, but this film had him in tears.
The director seemed thoroughly pleased with this kind
When Vijay questioned about how he managed to bring
in the old Madras so beautifully on screen, he said
that it was mainly due to computer graphics. He added
that cameraman Nirav Shah also played a vital role
in capturing the splendor of old Madras.
In all, it was wonderful journey to old Madras, which
many of us never knew.