'Thillu Mullu' is a Tamil comedy film directed by Badri who earlier directed 'Veerappu' and 'Ainthaam Padai'. It is a remake of Rajinikanth's film 'Thillu Mullu' which itself was a remake of Hindi film 'Gol Maal'. The USP of the film is its cast including Manobala, Kovai Sarala, Sathyan, Ilavarasu, and Brahmanandam, Shiva, Isha Talwar and talented Prakash Raj. The music for this film is composed by the legendary composer MS Viswanathan, along with Yuvan Shankar Raja. Actor Mirchi Shiva joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his movie 'Thillu Mullu'.
Q. Pachai, Manja, Karupu Thamizha... Vanakam!!! How did it feel redoing a movie, which was a superstar's hit? Did expectation have any effect on you? Asked by: Adarsh
A. I'm very happy it was appreciated by Balachandran sir.
Q. Apart from Santhanam, with the same type of TV style jokes, who else can get into cinema world? Robo Shankar et al? Asked by: Bangalore Vijayashankar
A. There are so many talented people, can't take any name.
Q. Do you think after Vadivelu, Powerstar has the best sense of joke timing? Asked by: Bangalore Vijayashankar
A. I think he has sense of timing but I don't know what sense it is.
Q. Why are you called Agila Ulaga Super Star? Asked by: Bangalore Vijayashankar
A. Directors think its funny, I have told them not to use but they are not listening to me.
Q. Am a big fan of you :) Why don't you learn to dance? Asked by: Yamuna
A. Actually I'm a classical dancer, my dance is completely from different genre. Dance is a gift for me.
Q. Are you 2013 Amol Palekar? Asked by: Ramanan.Salem
A. No, I'm always Shiva. No one can replace anyone, I can't be Jackie Chan if I do a Chinese film.
Q. If given an option, which other film would you wish to be remade? Kaadhalikka neram illai Asked by: Ragu D
A. I don't want to do remakes.
Q. 'Thillu mullu' is timeless. Do you think you have done justice to the role immortalized by Rajini? Asked by: Poornima
A. I think people have given the answer by their claps in the theater.
Q. Hi Shiva, I am a big fan of yours. yet to see the current film. but herd it has come out extremely well. All the best for your future assignments. Asked by: V Sridhar
A. Thank you.
Q. Have you done any training in acting? Asked by: Jyoti
A. No, actors don't need training, you have to feel the character.
Q. What do you think is more important for a movie to be successful? Asked by: Urmi
A. Good script that engages audience, nice screen play is also important.
Q. Your favourite actress? Asked by: mac
Q. Please tell me why should I watch 'Thillu Mullu'? Asked by: Pawan
A. Watch 'Thillu Mullu' to be happy, it's a guarantee.
Q. One movie you wish you want to be part of Asked by: Rohan
A. I want to be part of any good movie.
Q. How much struggle you had to do for getting break in movies? Asked by: Kamya
A. There were so many struggle days but I was smiling through out. So it was not struggle for me.
Q. What kind of role you want to do? Asked by: Sneha
A. In future, I would like to direct movies.
Q. How you select your scripts..do you look at your role or the entire project before giving a nod to the film? Asked by: vinny
A. If I fit in the story, I accept it.
Q. Had you given audition to bag the role in 'Thillu Mullu'? Asked by: leena
Q. How you entered in south Indian movies? Asked by: anurag
A. I was doing radio. It is a medium where I can entertain many people. I did an audition and I got selected, and so my career in movies started.