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Bipasha opposite Tamil star Vijay!

Stills from 'Sachin'With a title like Sachin, a film doesn't need much publicity. And this iswhatproducer Kalaipuli S Thanu,director Jhoan and actor Vijay want to capitalise on.

No, Sachinhas nothing to do withthe story ofthe cricketer; it is just that Vijay's name in the Tamil film is Sachin.

Other than enjoying life as a college student, Sachin also plays cricket. And there ends thesimilarity between Tendulkar and the fictional Sachin.

Sachin's happy-go-lucky life undergoes a transformation with his predictably falling in love with a girl, played by Genelia of Boys fame.

Genelia was credited as Harini in Shankar's Boys as the director felt her name would not go down well with the Tamil audience. After Boys, Genelia became busy with a large number of Telugu films, where she used her own name.

So what is Bipasha Basu doing in Sachin? Of late, Tamil filmmakers have invited Bollywood stars to add glamour to their films. Mandira Bedi and Yana Gupta were roped in Manmadan. Pictures of Bipasha Basu in a flowingdresshave been put up all over Chennai,andhave piqued the public's curiosity.

Jhoan will make his directorial debut in Sachin. He's the son of director Mahendran, whoseUthiri Pookal isstill considered to beone of the most sensitive Tamil films ever made.

Sachin is pitted against Rajnikant's Chandramukhi and Kamal Haasan's Mumbai Express, on April 14.

Text: Shobha Warrier

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hi vijay, hw r u hw is ur up coming flim best wishes for ur next flim.

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