Following the success of Sarkar, Thalapathy Vijay is teaming up with Atlee for the third time. Touted to be a sports drama tentatively titled Vijay 63, the film had its launch on Sunday.
Bankrolled by AGS entertainment, Archana Kalpathi took to her Instagram profile and wrote, "To new beginnings and dreams coming true. Need all your blessings and good wishes as we take our first step today #Thalapathy63 pooja"
Sources reveal that the shooting of the film is all set to begin tomorrow in Chennai and it is scheduled to hit the screens for Diwali 2019.
To new beginnings and dreams coming true. Need all your blessings and good wishes as we take our first step today #Thalapathy63 pooja https://t.co/qOfsIK4Lpeâ€” Archana Kalpathi (@archanakalpathi) January 20, 2019
The makers are yet to reveal the complete cast list. However, they confirmed roping in Nayanthara who will be seen opposite Vijay after a decade. After stunning audiences and critics with Pariyarum Perumal, actor Kathir will be seen in a pivotal role in the film. There are rumours doing the rounds that he plays Vijayâ€™s brother in the film.
Veteran comedian Vivek, Anand Raj, Daniel Balaji and Yogi Babu have landed key roles in the project. This film will be Yogi Babu's third consecutive film with Vijay after Mersal and Sarkar.
According to a statement released by AGS Entertainment at the time of the project announcement, the film will be a pucca mass entertainer and will deal with a genre that will be first-of-its-kind for Vijay.
The film has music by AR Rahman and this will be his third successive outing with the actor. It has also been rumoured that Vijay plays a coach in the film and the actor is said to be closely working with a team of professionals to train for his role.
Heâ€™s expected to shed some weight to get under the skin of the character, which will be a first time for him in his career.
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