Actor Vijay, who is currently basking in the success of his latest film Bigil, has already moved on to his next project. Tentatively titled Thalapathy 64, the makers have now announced that Andrea Jeremiah has been roped in as a part of the cast.
This is the first time Andrea Jeremiah will share screen space with Vijay. “#Vijay64 @andrea_jeremiah has been roped to play a important role in #Thalapathy64 Team is heading to Delhi for next schedule @XbFilm,” tweeted XB Film Creators, the banner that is bankrolling the film.
— XB Film Creators (@XbFilm) October 28, 2019
Touted to be a mass entertainer, the film will be directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, who released his film Kaithi along with Vijay’s Bigil this Diwali. Fans are excited for this collaboration as Lokesh Kanagaraj is known for his gritty and fast-paced films.
Producer S. Xavier Britto, who is bankrolling Thalapathy 64 under his banner XB Film Creators, said he is elated with the opportunity to work with Vijay after a long time. “Previously, I had the opportunity to produce three movies (Sendhoorapandi, Rasigan, Deva) of Thalapathy Vijay and I’m proud to inform you all officially, Thalapathy 64 will kick-start soon,” he said in a press statement.
— Lokesh Kanagaraj (@Dir_Lokesh) August 24, 2019
The music will be composed by Anirudh Ravichandran. Sathyan Sooryan, Philomin Raj and Satheesh Kumar will oversee cinematography, editing and art direction respectively. The makers are yet to announce the rest of the cast, there are reports that Malavika Mohanan, who made her Kollywood debut with Rajnikanth’s Petta, will be playing the female lead.
Thalapathy 64 is eyeing an April 2020 release.