Kamal Haasan's Viswaroopam features the actor in the role of an terrorist - a jihadi.oopam His body language and mannerisms has surprised even native Afghans. Sayed Jahid Shah Banoori, an Afghan student based in Bangalore and who plays a minor role in the film, says that he was taken aback on finding the actor so wellprepared.
'We shot in Chennai on a set, which was almost a perfect recreation of Afghanistan. Even the minutest details seemed real - be it the houses or the costumes or the mannerisms of women or even the weapons and the way they are used,' says Sayed.
Touted to be a big-budgeted venture, the movie is fast progressing.