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Amy Jackson was not the first choice for this superhit movie!

Thursday, July 9, 2020 • Tamil Comments

The 2010 romantic entertainer set in the pre-independence times, Madarasapattinam directed by AL Vijay and starring Arya and Amy Jackson in lead roles was released on this day before 10 years, and director AL Vijay has revealed a secret about the movie.

Madarasapattinam was Amy Jackson's Tamil debut and following this success, she went on to act in movies like Theri, Ai, 2.0 etc. However it has been revealed that the first choice to play the female lead wasn't Amy Jackson, but a Hollywood heroine.

AL Vijay has revealed that he had initially tried to sign Hollywood actress Vanessa Hudgens of Spring Breakers and Bad Boys for Life fame but could not reach her through agents. However he had been impressed seeing Amy's photos after winning Miss World Teen, and she had come for the auditions of Madarasapattinam on the last day, and was immediately signed to join the team.

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