Jiivi was one of the critically-acclaimed thrillers in Tamil cinema in recent times. On August 19, Jiivii 2 featuring Vetri and Ashwini premiered on August 19 and received positive reviews. Written and directed by VK Gopinath, the film is being appreciated for its technical finesse. Cinematographer Praveen Kumar recently shared his experience of working in the film and how they managed to wrap up the entire film in just 23 days.
He said, "While shooting the first part, there was obscurity in thoughts, whether this experiment would work out as we attempted something new. To our surprise, the results were beyond our expectations. However, when we decided to step on with the sequel project, there were few challenges as it had lots of scenes and demanded many locations and a big budget when compared to the first part. More than all, the entire project had to be wrapped up in just 23 days. The script reading process indeed was an amazing experience as the sequel had lots of surprising elements, and the way, it had a connection with the first part was intriguing. "