Thala Ajith’s Thala 57 will be the first Tamil movie to shoot in the picturesque Nu Boyana film studios in Sofia, Bulgaria. One of the largest European studios, the only other Indian movie to film here was Shah Rukh Khan’s Dilwale. Notable English movies filmed here are Expendendables part 2 and 3, 300 , Aliens and London has fallen. The 40 member crew travels to Bulgaria this weekend and will have a action packed 40 days there.

Kajal Aggarwal has been roped in to play the female lead. She has reportedly dropped out of Vikram’s much delayed Garuda. Director Thiru who is helming Garuda was expected to start the movie months back, but with Vikram Iru Mugan in progress the movie was delayed till now. Now the search for lead actress is on for the Garuda team.