After the strike in Tamil cinema was called off, many filmmakers and actors are now gearing up to resume the shooting of their films. Many top films’ shootings were halted because of the strike and the makers seem to be very happy with the fact that the strike was called off. The biggest of all is Vijay’s upcoming film with A.R.Murugadoss which is yet to be titled. Being referred to as Thalapathy 62, the shooting of the film was half done after the strike was called in. And now with the strike ending, the shooting of Thalapathy 62 is all set to begin from April 25th, 2018. Featuring Vijay in a stylish role, the film is said to be an action entertainer and will have A.R.Murugadoss mark to it. Keerthy Suresh would be playing the female lead in this film and will be her second film with Vijay after Bairavaa. Veteran actor Livingston would be seen playing an important role in the film. More details about the rest of the cast is yet to be revealed by the makers.
Actor Varalaxmi Sarathkumar has been signed on to play an important role in the film and will be her first time association with Vijay in her career. Varalaxmi will be seen playing a brief role, however, it is being said that her character would be of great importance to the narrative of the story.
Vijay was last seen in Mersal in which he was seen playing triple roles. Directed by Atlee, Mersal was one of the biggest hits in Tamil cinema last year after having earned a total collection of Rs.110 crores. The film also starred Kajal Aggarwal, Nithya Menen and Samantha Akkineni as leading ladies. Mersal had actor-filmmaker SJ Suryah as the antagonist and was well appreciated for his role in the film.