Thalapathy Vijay, one of the most popular and successful actors in Tamil cinema, has announced his next film with director Venkat Prabhu. The film, which is yet to be titled, will feature an ensemble cast of actors from different generations and genres of Tamil cinema. The film is expected to be a fresh and experimental venture for both Vijay and Prabhu.
A nostalgic reunion of stars
The official cast and crew of the film were revealed yesterday by the makers of the film. The film will star Mick Mohan, Prashanth, Prabhu Deva, Sneha, Laila, Jayaram, Meenakshii Chaudhary and Yogi Babu in prominent roles. The film will also have some of the regular collaborators of Venkat Prabhu, such as his brother Premgi, Vaibhav, Aravind Aakash and Ajay Raaj. Moreover, actors VTV Ganesh and Ajmal Amir will also join the cast.
The cast of the film has created a lot of buzz among the fans and the media, as it brings together some of the actors who were very popular in the late 90s and early 2000s of Tamil cinema. For instance, Prashanth and Laila were one of the most loved on-screen pairs in films like Chocolate and Majunu. Prabhu Deva and Sneha were also known for their dance skills and chemistry in films like Ullam Kollai Poguthae and Ponniyin Selvan. Mick Mohan was a leading actor in films like Vetri Vizha and Raja Kaiya Vacha. Jayaram was a versatile actor who acted in both comedy and serious roles in films like Thenali and Panchathanthiram.
A new challenge for Vijay and Prabhu
The film will also be a new challenge for both Thalapathy Vijay and Venkat Prabhu, who are known for their distinct styles and genres. Vijay is one of the biggest stars in Tamil cinema, who has a huge fan following across the world. He is known for his mass appeal, action sequences, dance moves and catchy dialogues. He has delivered many blockbuster films like Thuppakki, Kaththi, Mersal, Sarkar and Bigil.
Venkat Prabhu is a director who likes to experiment with different genres and technologies. He has made films like Chennai 600028, Saroja, Goa, Mankatha, Biriyani, Massu Engira Masilamani and Party. He has also introduced new concepts like live sound recording, 3D animation, motion capture and virtual reality in his films. He has a loyal fan base who appreciate his quirky humor, innovative storytelling and ensemble cast.
The film will be the first collaboration between Vijay and Prabhu, who have been friends for a long time. The film is expected to have a unique subject that will suit both their styles and personalities. The film will also have a musical score by Yuvan Shankar Raja, who is one of the most popular composers in Tamil cinema. The cinematography will be handled by Siddhartha Nuni and the editing by Venkat Raajen.
A much-awaited film for the fans
The film is expected to release next year, as Vijay is enjoying his current film Leo directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj which got hit on October 19th 2023. Leo is a crime thriller that is part of the director’s cinematic universe. The film has received mixed to positive reviews from the critics and has collected a significant amount at the box office.
The fans of Vijay and Prabhu are eagerly waiting for their film Thalapathy 68, which promises to be a treat for all kinds of audiences. The film will have comedy, action, romance, drama, music and dance elements that will entertain the viewers. The film will also have a nostalgic appeal for those who grew up watching the stars of the film in their prime.
The film is produced by SS Lalit Kumar under his banner Seven Screen Studios. The title and the first look poster of the film are expected to be revealed soon.