Actors Vijay Sethupathi and Amala Paul have joined hands for the first time in upcoming yet-untitled Tamil film which will feature them in the role of musicians. Tipped to be a romantic musical, the film had its official launch on Friday and it will be directed by Venkata Krishna Rognath, an erstwhile assistant of SP Jananathan.
The latest update is that filmmaker Magizh Thirumeni will be making his acting debut via this project. He's been roped in for a crucial role and is tipped to be playing the antagonist. Magizh, whose last directorial venture was Thadam, will complete shooting for this project and then commence work on his next directorial.
Talking to Times of India about the project, Venkat said: â€śThe film revolves around three music composers, played by Vijay Sethupathi, Amala Paul, and a foreign actress. The rivalry and romance between them and how this spills over into the problems that the protagonist is facing in his life form the plot.â€ť
He also said that there will also be another lead character in this film, which will have music by Nivas Prasanna. Last seen on screen playing a trans woman in Super Deluxe, Vijay Sethupathi has nearly half a dozen new projects in his kitty. Currently dubbed VSP33, the first schedule of the project has began earlier this week in Ooty.
Amala Paul, who was last seen in the thriller Raatsasan, hasnâ€™t signed any new Tamil projects in a while. She currently awaits the release of Aadai and Adho Andha Paravai Pola, both action-based scripts which feature her in roles unlike anything sheâ€™s done so far in her career.
There are also reports that Amala might have landed an important role in Mani Ratnamâ€™s film adaptation of Ponniyin Selvan. She also awaits the release of her first Hindi film which also stars Arjun Rampal. In Malayalam, Amala has director Blessyâ€™s Aadujeevitham in the pipeline.
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