Thalapathy Vijay took the box office by storm with his 2017 release Mersal. Despite running into controversies. And now, news coming in about his 62nd project has fans in frenzy. The actor is teaming up with director AR Murugadoss for a magnum opus, to be produced by Sun Pictures.
Sun Pictures on Monday officially announced its next film venture with Ilayathalapathy Vijay, which will be directed by ace-filmmaker AR Murugadoss. The last film that was produced by Sun Pictures’ was superstar Rajinikanth’s Enthiran, one of India’s most expensive projects in 2010.
Keerthy Suresh and Vijay are all set to reunite for AR Murugadoss’ next yet-untitled Tamil film after Bairavaa. We have learnt from reliable sources that Murugadoss is on the verge of signing Keerthy, who is currently the toast of the town with some interesting projects in her kitty. Having recently finished shooting and dubbing for Pawan Kalyan’s Telugu drama Agnyathavaasi and Suriya’s Tamil heist comedy Thaana Serntha Kootam, Keerthy is now contemplating signing a few projects and Vijay’s film could be one among them.
The untitled flick will be the third outing of Vijay with director Murugadoss after Kaththi and Thuppaki. “The principal shooting of the film is tentatively scheduled to kickstart on 19 January after the Pongal holidays with a formal puja in the city. Murugadoss is planning to wrap up the project before the first week of August. The entire shooting will be wrapped up in six months,” the source added.
The filmmakers were also on the lookout for new faces to cast in the big budget film. So far only the actor, director and the producer of the project, which has been tentatively called, Vijay 62, has been confirmed. While the details of remaining cast and crew remain unknown.
According to reports, Composer AR Rahman may come onboard for the project. However, an official confirmation is awaited on the same.
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