‘Merry Christmas’ director reveals why he cast unusual pair Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi

Merry Christmas will be clashing with Karan Johars Yodha on December 15
‘Merry Christmas’ shall be clashing with Karan Johar’s ‘Yodha’ on December 15

Merry Christmas director Sriram Raghavan opened why he solid an uncommon pair Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi within the movie. 

Sriram revealed casting Katrina along with Vijay was the demand of the story. The plotline of the movie required an off-beat pairing.

“Whenever you see the movie, you’ll know. The story is such that I simply wanted a really off-beat pairing or casting and I used to be making an attempt numerous combos and permutations and I occurred to satisfy Vijay at a competition in Melbourne and I’d seen a few of his movies.

“I simply felt, ‘What if I do that odd mixture’ and it’s got its curiosity worth, I hope.”

He additionally shared one more reason for casting the bizarre pair within the film. He thought it might be an amazing concept to type a brand new pairing as each Katrina and Vijay haven’t labored collectively ever. 

The director made Merry Christmas in two totally different variations, Hindi and Tamil. He did that as a result of he himself is a Tamilian.

Whereas speaking about the identical, he added: “I wished to make a Tamil movie additionally since Vijay is a really acclaimed actor within the South and I believed it will likely be simply good for us to make two variations of this movie.”

They’re broadly the identical, 95 p.c they’re the identical however after all, language adjustments and a few characters additionally I wished to vary in order that it doesn’t appear like a dubbed movie.”

Movie Merry Christmas is ready to hit theatres on December 15, 2023, studies Pinkvilla. 

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