The Telugu version of the film is titled Vijaya Raghavan.
Sharing the poster on Twitter, Vijay wrote, “Beyond Ecstatic to reveal the 1st look of #KodiyilOruvan #VijayaRaghavan From director of METRO.”
On Thursday, he announced on Twitter that he would be sharing the first look poster of his film and had written, “Get ready #VijayAntony14 1st look tomorrow @10:11 AM. From the director of METRO.”
Helmed by Ananda Krishnan, Kodiyil Oruvan is billed to be a political thriller. The film will be bankrolled by Infinity Film Ventures and Chendur Film International. It will also feature Aathmika, who has also starred in Meesaya Murukku, alongside Vijay. Nivas K Prasanna will compose music and NS Uthayakumar will handle the camera.
Vijay recently finished shooting for his upcoming film Agni Siragugal in Kolkata. The film is helmed by Naveen who has also directed, written, and produced Moodar Koodam in 2013. Agni Siragugal features Arun Vijay and Akshara Haasan in lead roles and is said to be a Tamil-Telugu bilingual. Natarajan Sankaran will compose the music and KA Batcha will be the cinematographer.
His other current projects include Yogeswaran’s Thamezharasan and Senthilkumar’s Khaki. Vijay had announced earlier this year that he will be starring in Pichaikkaran 2, the sequel to his 2016 movie by the same name. The sequel will be directed by Priya Krishnaswamy, who won the National Award last year for her social drama Baaram.