At the sets of Vel, Asin was spotted recounting
a hair rising incident while she was shooting
in South Africa for Hindi Gajini. She says, “When
we were in South Africa, I visited a seal island
near Cape Town and as I was feeding the seals,
I saw a young man battling for his life in the
ocean. As he was wearing heavy boots, he was not
able to swim and the efforts of the person who
went to rescue him also were in vain. I saw him
getting drowned just in front of my eyes and dying.
I was completely shaken up and the scene still
As regards Hindi Gajini, she says they have completed
two song sequences in Namibia where no Indian
film has been shot till now. The weather is one
of the extreme kinds where the days are very hot
and the nights are extremely cold.