Ilayathalapathy Vijay of Tamil cinema will next be seen in the forthcoming political film Sarkar, which is being directed by AR Murugadoss. Vijay will reportedly be seen playing chief minister in the movie, and he will be essaying this role for the first time in his career.

It is also said that Vijay’s character will be intense and will have many scenes with Radha Ravi, who plays the antagonist in the film. However, this is yet to be officially confirmed by the makers.

Sarkar is being bankrolled by Sun Pictures, and the filmmakers are planning a big release for the movie worldwide. Reports also suggest that Vijay has completed shooting for the film and will soon begin dubbing for it. 



Sarkar is all set to release during the festive season of Diwali this year. The movie also features Keerthy Suresh. AR Rahman is composing the music for Sarkar. The makers recently shot for a song in the US which had Vijay and Keerthy as part of it.