The Thalapathy 64 team had flown to Shimoga, Karnataka for the second schedule about two weeks ago after completing its short five-day schedule at Chennai. The latest is that the lead actor Vijay has completed shooting his portion on the sets in Shimoga and will be heading back to Chennai today. Meanwhile, the rest of the crew will reportedly shoot till the end of the month without the actor.
Thalapathy 64 is being helmed by Kaithi fame director Lokesh Kanagaraj under Xavier Britto’s XB Film Creators banner. Petta fame Malavika Mohanan will be seen opposite Vijay in the action flick. Vijay will reportedly play a professor in this commercial film and will be seen in a new avatar, as compared to his other flicks.
A few days ago, the makers officially announced that Andrea Jeremiah is a part of Thalapathy 64, wishing the actor on her birthday. Actors Nasser, Rajesh, Kaithi fame Dheena and Mahanadi Shankar are also reportedly a part of the cast and have recently joined the sets of the second schedule.
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Apart from them, the film hosts talents like 96 fame Gouri G Kishan, VJ Ramya, Vijay Sethupathi, Antony Varghese, Arjun Das, Praveen Kumar, Nagendra Prasad, Shanthnu Bhagyaraj, Lintu Rony, Mathew Varghese, Sunil Reddy, Srinath, Prem Kumar, Soundarya Nandakumar, Chetan, Azhagam Perumal, Brigida Saga, Sanjeev, and Sriman.
The crew was recently found filming a song with the actor choreographed by dance master Sathish. Malavika Mohanan, Ramesh Thilak, Sai Dheena, Shanthnu, Arjun Das, Prem Kumar, Srinath, Nagendra Prasad, and Sanjeev Venkat were also spotted at the sets. A source revealed to Silverscreen that Shanthnu has completed shooting his portion of the film in Shimoga and returned to Chennai a few days back.
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On the technical front, Sathyan Sooryan is handling cinematography, Anirudh is composing music and Philomin Raj is on the edit. Aadai fame director Rathna Kumar has been brought on board to pen the additional screenplay and Stunt Silva for the action sequences. Dinesh Kumar has choreographed the opening song of the film.
Sun Pictures have bagged the satellite rights of the untitled film for a whopping price. Thalapathy 64 will hit screens in Summer 2020.
Recently, videos of the actor greeting his fans before setting out for the shoot went viral on social media. Every day, fans of the actor were seen assembling outside his hotel at Shimoga.
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