SA Chandrasekar father of Ilayathalapathy Vijay is acting in the upcoming biopic on the controversial social activist Traffic Ramaswamy. On Tuesday, the makers released the first look teaser of the film.
Traffic Ramaswamy, a public interest litigator was instrumental in demolishing illegally constructed buildings in Chennai, having the government impose restrictions on motorised fish carts, the de-congestion of major bus routes by banning auto-rickshaws on them etc. He has been targeted by many in the past. He is the man who is known for filing a maximum number of cases regarding several issues at the Madras High Court.
Initially, it was speculated, the director wanted Vijay for a special cameo, but SA Chandrasekar approached Vijay Antony for the role.
In an interview to TOI, SA Chandrasekar told, "When producer Bhaskar approached me with an idea of making a film on him, he wanted me to act in it and also direct it. He felt that I resembled Traffic Ramaswamy in certain angles, even though I'm younger to him. But I told that I have decided to refrain from direction because of my age, but will act in it."
The biopic will see actress Rohini as SA Chandrasekar's wife and Prakash Raj will be seen as a police commissioner. Kushboo, Seeman, S Ve Shekhar will also be seen in special cameos in the film.
After a long hiatus, actress Ambika makes her comeback with this movie playing the role of a judge with hilarious shades. Others in the cast includes Livingston, Imman Anaachi, Ammu Ramachandran, Charles Vinod, Chetan, Baby Sherin, Mohan Ram, Madan Bob and few more prominent actors. While Kabilan Vairamuthu has been roped in to pen the lyrics, Balamurali Balu will compose music.
Watch the teaser here.
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