'Atlee told me that my role is inspired from this film!'
Actor Jai has multiple projects in the lineup for release with names like Venkat Prabhu's Party, Suresh's Neeya 2, and is currently filming alongside popular Malayalam star Mammootty for the project titled Madhura Raja. In an interview with Galatta, Jai opened up about his future projects, past working experience and many more.
During the interview, When asked about his hit venture Raja Rani under director Atlee's direction, Jai laughingly said,
"When Atlee narrated the story, he clearly said that my role will be similar to Karthik's role in Mouna Raagam and will have a screen time of about 20 to 25 minutes."
Jai played a breezy role in Raja Rani as the love pair for Nayanthara which earned him a lot of love especially from girls. Jai was nominated for several awards in the category of Best supporting actor for the film making it an important turn around for the actor.
Raja Rani, the romantic comedy-drama marked Atlee's directional debut who went on to direct Thalapathy Vijay thrice with the ongoing project Thalapathy 63. Produced by AR Murugadoss, the film features Arya, Nayanthara and Nazriya Nazim in the lead roles while Sathyaraj, Santhanam and Sathyan appear in supporting roles. The film released worldwide on 27 September 2013 to positive reviews from critics.