Vijay and AR Rahman have worked together in the past in several films such as Udhaya, Azhagiya Thamizh Magan and Mersal but the star, who is also an accomplished payback singer with several songs to his credit, hasnâ€™t sung a Rahman composition till date. With fans expecting this to happen, we hear from sources that the wait may not be too long.
According to the buzz doing the rounds, Vijay may be rendering a song in his upcoming film, referred as Vijay 62 for now. Talks are said to be on and there is a strong possibility that he may croon under the direction of the Oscar winning music composer.
Directed by AR Murugadoss, the yet to be titled film has Vijay, Keerthy Suresh and Varalaxmi Sarathkumar playing the lead roles along with Prem Kumar and Yogi Babu. The latest addition to the cast is actor Radha Ravi, who will be seen playing a powerful politician pitted against Vijay. It is learnt from reliable sources that the film will also star Pazha Karuppaiah in the role of a politician and will be seen playing a negative character as well.
A complete action entertainer, the film is being produced by Kalanidhi Maran under his banner Sun Pictures.
The shooting for the film, planned to be a Deepavali release this year, is currently in progress. Reports indicate that the release date is locked to be November 7 and the team is working hard to meet this deadline.
The technical crew of Vijay 62 includes Girish Gangadharan for cinematography, A Sreekar Prasad for editing and T Santhanam as the art director. Shooting for the film began early this year and the team has completed the first two schedules. The third schedule is planned to be held in the US where a major portion of the film is set.
It may be noted here that Vijay and AR Murugadoss have teamed up for Kaththi and Thuppaki earlier and this is their third venture together.
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