The ‘First Look’ and the theatrical trailer of UTV Motion Pictures Mugamoodi directed by Mysskin and featuring Jiiva, Narain, Nasser and Pooja Hedge was launched today (June 29) morning at a popular multiplex.
UTV promoted the ‘First Look’ launch aggressively with full page ads in today’s entertainment supplements of all major newspapers. It made the launch an event by itself with UTV’s Siddharth Roy Kapoor flying in from Mumbai.
The entire cast and crew of Mugamoodi barring heroine Pooja Hegde was present on the occasion. Suriya was the chief guest at the launch where he unveiled the first look and theatrical trailer of the film.
The making of Mugamoodi and the trailer were showcased for the guests at the function. The making showed the trouble that Mysskin and Jiiva took to create the Mugamoodi phenomenon. The trailer looks slick and also created a hype and mystery around the super hero character.
The cream of Tamil directors was present on the occasion like Gautham Menon, KVAnand, AL Vijay, Jananathan, Kannan, M Raja, Lakshmi Ramakrishnan, and Elred Kumar. Leading producers like RBChowdhary, Kalaipuli S Thanu, Gnanavelraja, T Shiva were also present.
Jiiva, Narain and Nasser the principal actors also talked about the mystic and difficulty in the making of the film. An emotional Mysskin said: “ Mugamoodi was my childhood dream. Right from the day I became a filmmaker I was hooked to making it”.
Mysskin was all praise for Jiiva and Narain and said : “ Suriya was the original choice, but it ultimately came to Jiiva. His dedication to his work is fantastic. Jiiva has done a fabulous job. Narain as antagonist is awesome and had immense trust in me. I don’t claim that I have made a great film but tried my best to make a superhero film with Indian sensibilities”
Mysskin also went out of his way to praise UTV’s South Head, G Dhananjayan for his perseverance, hard work and motivation which made his dream come true.