Chennai: Southern actor Vikram, who celebrates his 47th birthday Wednesday, is busy shedding weight in China for his upcoming Tamil romantic-thriller 'I'. He has already lost eight kg for the film, touted to be a Rs 100 crore project, since it went on the floors.
"He (Vikram) has gone to China. Apparently, he wants to lose another five kg for his film. He has already lost eight kg since the film went on the floors. He will return to Chennai soon to start the next leg of shooting for the film," Vikram's agent told IANS.
Directed by Shankar, 'I' also features Suresh Gopi, Amy Jackson, Santhanam, Srinivasan and Ramkumar Ganeshan.
Vikram celebrates his 47th birthday on April 17. He is currently preparing for his film 'I' to be directed by Shankar.
The shooting for the film started in July last year and the first schedule was shot in China. The team filmed crucial fight sequences and a few songs there.
AR Rahman has composed music for the film and cinematography by PC Sreeram. It will be produced by Venu Ravichandran of Aascar Films.
It will be dubbed in Telugu as 'Manoharudu'.On his birthday Vikram sweats it out in China