Actor Vijay Sethupathi is arguably one of the finest performers in the Tamil film industry today. He has slowly but surely won the love of fans because of his versatile performances and gripping screen presence. Moreover, he has become the darling of the masses as he is not afraid to experiment with his onscreen image. Now, it seems that Vijay Sethupathi is all set to showcase his versatility once again. According to reports, the 38-year-old star will be playing the role of a 96-year-old man in his eagerly-awaited ‘96’. Confirming the same, a source told a news agency that he’ll be playing the role of a 96-year-old in a small segment of the film. The source went on to add that he will also be seen as a 36-year-old and a 16-year-old in ‘96’.
“It’s not a full-length role. He will be seen playing a 96-year-old character very briefly. The story tracks three phases in the life of Vijay Sethupathi, who will be seen playing a 16-year-old, 36-year-old and 96-year-old,” added the source.
Well, it goes without saying that this development is bound to create a buzz amongst Vijay Sethupathi’s fans and make them fall in love with him even more.
In case you did not know, ‘96’ is a romantic drama and is being directed by Prem Kumar. Besides Vijay Sethupathi, it also stars Trisha Krishnan in the lead.
On a related note, Vijay Sethupathi was last seen in ‘Vikram Vedha’ which did well at the box office. A crime-thriller, it was directed by Pushkar-Gayathri and also featured R Madhavan in the lead.