Songs in Sivaji
Shankar had Raju Sundaram, Prabhu Deva, Lawrence and Brinda as choreographers so there was variety in each song. It was wonderful to see Rajni dance. He dances like a 25-year old. Unlike the other big actors he rehearses on his own.
I read somewhere that Rajni used to rehearse for a dance on the same day that it was scheduled to be shot. On the sets of Sivaji I saw him doing just that. I have seen only dedicated newcomers doing that, and here was a man who was acting in his 100th Tamil film, and still practising it.
Next to Vaaji, the song I enjoyed picturising the most was Sahana. I am sure people will appreciate both the songs. Again Thotta Tharani had set up a huge glass house, which made shooting very difficult as the glass kept reflecting the lights.
We had to do a lot of homework before coming to the sets. For three days, I was there on the sets planning how to light the glass house. Finally everything came out well.
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