The film, which is touted to be a remake of the 1979 film Neeya starring Kamal Haasan, stars Varalaxmi, Raai Laxmi, Catherine Tresa and Jai. It’s now known that Varalaxmi will reprise the role of the shapeshifting snake which was played by Sripriya in the original film.
The film will also feature a 22 ft snake in an important role and the makers traveled to different destinations in India and Thailand before finding the right snake in Bangkok. The first schedule of Neeya 2 was shot in Pondicherry and the subsequent ones were completed in Talakonam, Chennai, Madurai, and Chalakudi. Made on a budget of Rs 10 crore, the film is being directed by L Suresh, who has also penned the story, screenplay, and dialogues.
Shabir has roped for music composing in this film. Gopi Krishna will be editing the film and Cinematography works is done by Rajavel Mohan.
Actor Jai who acted as the protagonist of the film has shared the film’s trailer in his official twitter account. Seeing this actor Krishna who was last seen in Danush’s Maari-2 trolled his friend Jai.
He said “Ne vere leval Machi…. 3 ladies as snakes in the film aana ne dhan Machan Anaconda😎” (You are next level buddy.. you are the anaconda among three lady snakes)
Ne vere leval Machi…. 3 ladies as snakes in the film aana ne dhan Machan Anaconda😎 https://t.co/M6YyhZQzRb
— krishna (@Actor_Krishna) February 1, 2019
On seeing his troll fans assumed that he is trolling Jai in double meaning :
Double means 🤔😂
— தனிக்காட்டு ராஜா 😎🔥 (@Dhanush_Sugu2) February 1, 2019
Semma Anaconda 😂😂
— Jeba (@Jeba58566715) February 1, 2019
😂😂இதெல்லாம் உச்சகட்டம் ப்ரோ…
— Azil (@d_azil) February 1, 2019
— AJI.Neela (@ajin987654321) February 1, 2019
Nithin sathya who worked along with Jai in both the parts of Chennai 28 also tweeted his wishes. It is notable that Nithin Sathya produced Jai’s most recent film “Jarugandi”.
— Nitinsathyaa (@Nitinsathyaa) February 1, 2019
On the work front Jai is debuting in the Malyalam film industry by doing a role along with Mammooty in his Madura Raja where as Krishna is awaiting for the release of his Kazhugu 2, sequel of Kazhugu.