Tamil stars Vijay-Nayanthara's Thalapathy 63 seems to be getting bigger and more Bollywood-er with news of Shah Rukh Khan getting casted.
Chennai: Vijay's upcoming Tamil film, currently named to as Thalapathy 63, seems to have got bigger and better. A few days ago we reported that Jackie Shroff would be seen playing a negative role and he is now in Chennai shooting for his character.
And now, the makers of the movie are rumoured to have pulled off the inevitable by getting King Khan of Bollywood to act in the movie. Superstar Shah Rukh Khan
is a familiar face in South Indian cinema especially after Chennai Express with Deepika Padukone. He is also very popular with the Tamil audience although he has not acted in any Tamil film so far. His films such as Happy New Year and Ra One were also dubbed in Tamil to cater to his South Indian fans.
A Rajinikanth fan, SRK has worked with Tamil superstars Kamal Haasan in Hey Ram and Ajith Kumar in his Hindi film Asoka, and is now set to star in the Atlee Kumar film, Thalapathy 63.
The movie will be releasing during Diwali this year and is reportedly a period sports drama where Vijay plays a footballer and coach named Michael. In a report published by India Today, the makers of the film have cast 16 newcomers who will be essaying the role of football players in the film. Along with Vijay and Nayanthara, the Atlee directorial also stars Kathir, Yogi Babu, Vivek, Daniel Balaji, Anandraj.
This film will be the third-time collaboration of Vijay and Atlee after having worked on blockbusters films like Theri and Mersal. The music of Thalapathy 63 is being composed by AR Rahman and is being produced by AGS Cinemas.
Last Updated 12:54 PM IST