Vikram aims for Mr Tamilnadu in 'I', inspired from Schwarzenegger, says Shankar

Actor Vikram's character of a bodybuilder in upcoming film "I", is inspired from how Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger looked in his prime days, says Shankar, the director of the Tamil magnum opus.

"In the film, Vikram plays a bodybuilder vying for the 'Mr.Tamil Nadu'. When we were looking for inspiration for his character, we could only think of Arnold as he's a bodybuilding legend. That's how we designed Vikram's character," Shankar had told.

"Vikram worked extremely hard for the role. We even managed to give him the curls Arnold sported as a young bodybuilder," Shankar said.

While Vikram gained weight to play the bodybuilder, he lost considerable amount to play another important character in "I".

Also starring Amy Jackson and Upen Patel in important roles, "I" is slated to release during the Diwali festive season.

Schwarzenegger was recently in the city for the film's grand audio launch.


  1. I never thought that Shankar's I Teaser will get into this extend level but while looking the teaser its worth a watch of 1000 times beacuse of vikram it shows the best in screen best of luck to the whole team.


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