Bollywood star Aamir Khan had met Vijay Sethupathi recently in Pollachi, where he was shooting for Sanga Thamizhan. Since then, reports of the duo collaborating started doing the rounds. Following which Vijay Sethupathi himself had confirmed to the Press Trust of India (PTI) that he will be sharing screen space with Aamir Khan in an upcoming project, details of which will be made public soon. "We are in talks and details will be announced soon," Vijay told PTI.
Meanwhile, Aamir Khan will be starring in Lal Singh Chaddha, the official remake of the 1994 Hollywood cult classic Forrest Gump, wherein Aamir will be seen playing the titular role. The latest update we hear is that Vijay Sethupathi has been approached to play Aamir Khanâ€™s friend in Lal Singh Chadha. However, we need to wait for an official confirmation on this.
It may be noted that it was recently announced that Aamir Khan would star in the Hindi remake of Madhavan and Vijay Sethupathi starrer Vikram Vedha, a neo-noir thriller that is one of the most successful Tamil films of 2017. Earlier, actor Shah Rukh Khan was rumored to portray Vijay Sethupathiâ€™s character in the Hindi version, with Madhavan reprising his role from the original. According to a report in Filmfare, the makers have roped in Aamir Khan and Saif Ali Khan for the project.
Meanwhile, Vijay Sethupathi is currently busy shooting for SP Jananathanâ€™s Laabam with Shruti Haasan. He has also just wrapped up Vijay Chanderâ€™s Sanga Tamizhan which also stars Raashi Khanna. Vijay also has Telugu film Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy with megastar Chiranjeevi. He has recently signed his second Telugu film opposite Vaishnav Tej. There are also reports that Sethupathi might team up with Kaaka Muttai director Manikandan for his next project. Both of them had previously worked together in Aaandavan Kattalai.
The shooting of one of his project Maamanithan directed by the award-winning director Seenu Ramasamy was completed several months ago but there has been no news about its progress or release. Reports are that the makers of Maamanithan are planning to release it in the month of September but no date has been fixed as yet. The post-production is currently on, we hear.
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