- Kamal Haasan will launch the NFTs of Vikram at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, May 18.
- Kamal Haasan to launch virtual avatar on metaverse by Fantico.
- Vikram NFTs are the first NFTs in India with real perks for the owners.
NFTs of superstar Kamal Haasan’s upcoming movie, Vikram, are all set to go on the floors on May 18. The launch is scheduled to happen at the esteemed Cannes Film Festival. Announcement about the same has been made by the actor himself on his Twitter handle.
Vikram forays into the Metaverse.
The much awaited Vikram NFTs on https://t.co/0t68cOrzW5 will be revealed today at Cannes Film Festival 2022.#VikramFromJune3 #VikraminMetaverse #VikramNFT #Cannes2022 pic.twitter.com/kjTrwVw1lK
— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) May 18, 2022
Containing his excitement, the actor said:
I am excited to explore the emerging intersection of the digital and physical world which is now becoming popularly known as metaverse. My life’s journey of over six decades has blurred the distinction between my personal and professional life and will be my offering for this metaverse.
Last month, the announcement was also shared by the production house Raaj Kamal Films International and director Lokesh Kanagaraj.
“Glad to announce the launch of Vikram NFTs and Trailer at Cannes Film festival in association with Vistaverse and Lotus Meta Entertainment,” the Twitter post read.
Glad to announce the launch of Vikram NFTs and Trailer at Cannes Film festival in association with Vistaverse and Lotus Meta Entertainment!
#KamalHaasan #Vikram #VikramFromJune3 #VikraminVistaverse #Cannes2022 #VikraminCannes pic.twitter.com/1Dan1RnQRR
— Raaj Kamal Films International (@RKFI) April 25, 2022
Haasan has partnered with Vistas Media Capital Company, Fantico, a licensed digital collectibles platform to launch his metaverse journey. A limited edition NFT, the project will enable the audiences to experience unique artworks, posters, private screenings, digital avatars and access to invite-only VistaDome parties.
Fans can interact with the actor through his digital avatar. They can also buy memorabilia and souvenirs related to the actor. Vikram NFTs will also offer access to virtual land sale in Mumbai as well as Chennai in VistaVerse, the very first in-game asset to be launched in India.
Vistaverse, the metaverse and NFT platform for Vikram also took to its Twitter page to post the announcement.
We’ll be launching the first metaverse experience with the premiere of Kamal Haasan’s Vikram movie and its associated NFTs. Explore the World of VIKRAMWORLD only on Vistaverse!!🤩
— VistaVerse (@vistaverseio) May 13, 2022
Lotus Meta Entertainment also announced the exciting news through a Twitter post.
Glad to announce the launch of Vikram NFTs and Trailer at Cannes Film festival in association with Vistaverse and Lotus Meta Entertainment#KamalHaasan #Vikram #VikramFromJune3 #VikraminVistaverse #Cannes2022 pic.twitter.com/sz2Cx4A4oi
— LOTUS METAENTERTAINMENT (@LMEOffl) April 25, 2022
Talking about the movie, Vikram is an action thriller film, which will release in theatres on June 3. Besides Kamal Haasan, it features actors Vijay Sethupathi and Fahad Faasil in major roles.