Vikram dedicates Thaandavam role to Daniel Kish

Vikram dedicates Thaandavam role to Daniel Kish
Chiyaan Vikram, who is gearing up for the release of his upcoming action thriller ‘Thaandavam’ that is slate to hit the screens this 28th of Sep, dedicates one of the roles in movie to his inspiration Daniel Kish.

Thaandavam casts Vikram in dual roles and one with echolocation, which is based on a real life character and he has dedicated it to his source of inspiration, visually challenged Daniel Kish, an echolocation expert and is also the president of World Access for the Blind, while the other Vikram is a RAW agent.

Speaking in an event Vikram said, "I dedicate my role to Daniel. Had it not been for him, we couldn't have done this film." 
The actor underwent training sessions in echolocation, the ability of humans to detect objects by sensing echoes, with Daniel, who also plays a small part in the film.

Daniel has flown down for the event and said, "Working with Vikram was a delightful experience. I felt like I was training one of my own students." When asked was he born blind, Daniel clarified, "I lost my one eyesight a few months after my birth and second one when I was 13 months old."

Directed of Thaandavam AL Vijay happened to meet Daniel through a common friend and spent a few days with him to understand how he works. "I spent a few days with Daniel at his residence in the US. Unlike us, he can see through this ears and that's what makes him a champion in echolocation," said Vijay.

Anushka and Amy Jackson play the female leads for Vikram in Thaandavam that also casts Santhanam, Lakshmi Rai and Jagapathi Babu in the vital roles. G.V. Prakash has composed the music for the film, which will have a worldwide release Sep 28.


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