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Karthik Subbaraj Announces His Next, ‘Chiyaan 60’; Dhruv Vikram To Play A Pivotal Role

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Director-producer Karthik Subbaraj who is gearing up for the release of his Jagame Thandhiramhas announced his next on Monday evening. The Pizza director will be associating with Vikram, in a first, for the actor’s 60th film tentatively titled Chiyaan 60. Dhruv Vikram, the son of the actor will also be playing an important role in the film joining with his father for the first time. While reports of the same had surfaced earlier, the official confirmation is out now.

The film will be bankrolled by Lalit Kumar’s Seven Screen Studio which is also commissioning the actor’s on going Cobra. The film announcement came from the production house’s Twitter handle.

According to a report on DC, the film is touted to be a gangster thriller, with Vikram essaying an aging don and Dhruv, the younger version of the actor. Karthik is believed to have completed his script and is all set to go on floors once the coronavirus-imposed lockdown ends.

Composer Anirudh Ravichander has also been roped in to compose for the film, marking his first association with both the Vikrams.

Meanwhile, Karthik Subbaraj is awaiting the release of his Jagame Thandhiram starring Dhanush and Aishwarya Lekshmi post-lockdown. A source privy to the developments informed Silverscreen that some of the key technicians have been together at the production house enabling them to work on the film despite the lockdown.

The film that was to release on May 1, has now been postponed indefinitely. Owing to this, the makers had put out a poster on the same day for the several fans that were disappointed.

On Monday morning, Karthik Subbaraj also released the teaser of his third production venture, Penguin/PenQueen, a bilingual starring Keerthy Suresh in the lead.

Read: Keerthy Suresh Starrer ‘Penguin’ Will Send A Chill Up Your Spine; Teaser Out Now

Watch the teaser here.

Vikram is shooting for Ajay Gnanamuthu‘s Cobra which has completed almost 75% of shoot and Mani Ratnam‘s Ponniyin Selvan which will be shot in two parts. Recently, the actor had also slammed rumours spread by the news and gossip online portal, Pinkvilla. The website stated that the actor would soon be quitting the film industry to focus on his son Dhruv Vikram‘s film career.

Read: Vikram Refutes Rumours About Quitting Acting; His PRO Says Pinkvilla Story Fabricated

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