Chennai, Feb 1
Actor Prashanth-starrer forthcoming Tamil outing "Saagasam",
the remake of Allu Arjun's Telugu blockbuster "Julayi",
is said to be more action-oriented than the original, a source
"There's a crucial action sequence at
the interval block, which was extremely well shot in Telugu
and was considered one of the highlights of the film. Though
the same has been replicated in the remake, the action has
been taken a notch higher," a source from the film's
The scene unfolds on a busy highway.
"It was shot for nearly three weeks
on two highways and a flyover. It wasn't an easy scene to
shoot, but Prashanth ensured there was no compromise in the
output. He was extremely co-operative and was willing to do
anything to get everything right," the source said.
The film, which is a comeback vehicle for
Prashanth after five years, is directed by debutant Arun Varma.
According to the source, Prashanth's overall
performance in the film will win over audience.
"This won't look like his comeback film.
He has performed as though he has been working without a break.
He has outperformed himself in action and dance departments.
While most young actors struggle to use ropes while performing
action, Prashanth has mastered the art," he added.
He even aced the emotional scenes, added the source.
"There's a very important emotional scene between Prashanth
and Nasser, who plays his father. Prashanth's performance
in this scene will move audiences to tears," he said.
The film, which will release on Friday, also stars debutante
Amanda, Sonu Sood, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Nasser and Robo Shankar
in important roles.