#Citizen – Trivia:
▶ First movie that had #Ajithkumar sporting multiple getups (Dual Roles as Dad and Son, and a total of 9 getups). Ajith was then appreciated for his intense performance and attempt to try different getups.
▶ The film was supposed to have Sameera Reddy playing the female lead role which eventually went to Vasundhara Das(Sameera paired with Ajith much later in Asal ).
▶ P.C.Sreeram was initially roped in as the cinematographer of Citizen, but was later replaced by Ravi K Chandran.
▶ Veteran actor Gemini Ganesan was initially approached to play the role played by Pandian.
▶ Makeup man Anil Premgikar was suggested by Ulaga Nayagan #KamalHaasan when #Ajith had visited the sets of #HeyRam to give his wedding invitation.
▶ The film was a commercial success, and enjoyed a 100+ days run at theaters. The year 2001 was a successful year for Ajithkumar with 3 releases in 3 different genres(Dheena, Citizen, Poovellaam Un Vaasam) ,all of them ending successful at the Box office.
Citizen, one of the top 10 hits of #Thala Ajith’s career